Archive for November 2011
Launched in October of this year, the Uganda Nutrition Action Plan (UNAP) is an example of recent country-led initiative to strengthen national nutrition. Built upon the importance of multi-sectoralism, the Plan was prepared in cooperation with several ministries.
The opening ceremony featured 2020 Conference speaker Robert Mwadime! Check out the official press release for more information!
The December 2011 issue of Public Health Nutrition featured a review of the recent policy seminar on agriculture and non-communicable diseases. Written by two IFPRI colleagues Zhenya Karelina and Heidi Fritschel, the article concluded that "agriculture can be a powerful tool in the ﬁght against non-communicable diseases, but using this tool effectively will require signiﬁcant changes in the organization of the entire food system, from the farm to the table."