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Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), 19-21 November 2014

Support for ICN2

Private sector and civil society emphasize commitment to a successful outcome for ICN2

On June 20th, representatives of the private sector and civil society gathered in Rome to discuss the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) and to present their suggestions for the...

FAO Director-General and EU Commissioner for Development discuss cooperation for nutrition

FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met on 3 July with the EU Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, at the Organization’s headquarters in Rome to discuss a number of crucial...

Nutrition in the news

New research on how poor nutrition leads to development of chronic diseases

International research involving the University of Adelaide has shown for the first time that poor nutrition - including a lack of fruits, vegetables and whole grains - is associated with...

Michelle Obama’s call to action on America’s childhood obesity epidemic

Michelle Obama is publicly voicing her opposition to a recent initiative aimed at loosening nutrition standards in American schools. The current standards ensure that school meals deliver essential nutrients to...