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Ending Malnutrition : From commitment to action
by Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Vikas Rawal, Michael T. Clark

Year of publication: 2015

PublisherS: FAO; Tulika Books

Pages: 195 p.

Book Description

Ending Malnutrition offers key insights from the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) to catalyze follow-up actions across the world. It reviews current evidence on the prevalence of malnutrition and analyzes several salient policy issues crucial for a concerted global effort to end malnutrition – improving food systems at the core of a sustainable nutrition strategy, promoting social protection to improve welfare, including health and nutrition, using fortification and supplementation to address micronutrient deficiencies, and improving access to water and sanitation. The concluding chapter focuses on the key role that multilateral institutions must play in accelerating and sustaining global progress on nutrition in the context of the post-2015 sustainable development agenda. Throughout, the emphasis is on encouraging practical steps to be taken by governments and their many partners to end malnutrition in all its forms.

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