Wholesome Nutrition: an example for a sustainable diet

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Our publication “Wholesome Nutrition: an example for a sustainable diet“, published in Proceedings of the Nutrition Society in August 2016, addresses environmental, economic, social, health and cultural impacts of our dietary habits and our food system fro...

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Online-video-course “Sustainability and Nutrition“

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The online-video-course “Sustainability and Nutrition“ (in German language) addresses environmental, economic, social, health and cultural impacts of our dietary habits and our food system from a local, national and global perspective. It raises awareness...

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Wholesome Nutrition: an example for a sustainable diet

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‘Wholesome Nutrition’ is a concept of sustainable nutrition that was developed at the University of Giessen in the 1980s. In this concept, health and the ecologic, economic, social and cultural dimensions of nutrition are equally important. The present co...

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Food for Us: Capacity building through research, and...

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This project involves the development and trial of a mobile phone application to trade surplus food from farms and develop a community of practice around the issue of food waste through transformative learning. Phase 1 of the project (funded by the UN's One Pl...

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By 2030, end all forms of malnutrition and leave no...

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The paper aims to present the centrality of nutrition in the current sustainable development agenda. It provides an overview of the numerous and inter-related nutrition targets that have been agreed upon by intergovernmental bodies, placing these targets in th...

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Investments for Healthy Food Systems

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In the ICN2 Rome Declaration Commitment 15, Member States committed to ‘increase investments for effective interventions and actions to improve people's diets and nutrition, including in emergency situations'. The Framework for Action includes one recommenda...

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Impact Assessment of Policies to support Healthy Food...

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Outcomes and processes for accountability are sorely needed for assessing the impact of food systems policies on nutrition. The Framework for Action includes an adopted set of recommendations on actions ensuring that food systems become more sustainable and pr...

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Uluguru Spice Project (USP) [AFFILIATED]

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The Uluguru Spice Project (USP) is based in the Uluguru Mountains in Morogoro District, Tanzania. Its goal is that small-scale farmers benefit from organic spice farming, processing and marketing which reduces poverty, increases farm productivity, increases cl...

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National Program to Reduce Food Loss and Waste...

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The National Programme to Reduce Food Loss and Waste aims to coordinate, suggest and implement public policies in order to understand the causes and the effects of food losses and waste. It proposes an agreement to find better strategies with stakeholders of p...

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MATE: Market access and territorial empowerment...

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The MATE (Market access and territorial empowerment) project aims to work with rural communities within the Atlantic Forest Ecoregion of Paraguay to improve the livelihoods and quality of life of the rural poor, and to increase the communities’ resilience t...

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Resource Smart Food Initiative [AFFILIATED]

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The initiative includes multiple points of intervention in the food system: addressing food waste in the full value chain; investigating socio-technological innovations in the production landscape; private sector engagement around sustainable diets; a policy r...

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