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It's the window of opportunity

The 1,000 days from the start of a woman’s pregnancy until her child’s 2nd birthday offer a unique window of opportunity to shape healthier and more prosperous futures. The right nutrition during this 1,000 day window can have an enormous impact on a child’s ability to grow, learn, and rise out of poverty. It can also have a profound effect on the long-term health, stability, and development of entire communities and nations.
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Nutrition in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

It is time to win the fight against malnutrition and accelerate gains in global health and development.  Read More >

 

SPOTLIGHT ON:
The Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2)


The Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) took place in Rome from November 19-21, 2014.Organized jointly by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO), ICN2 brought together 192 governments for the first time in 22 years to discuss policy options to improve people’s diets in order to more effectively address the world’s major nutrition challenges. Read more >