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

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FAO has published a comprehensive pocketbook of nutrition-related data covering all regions of the world ahead of the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) taking place in Rome this week. Food and Nutrition in Numbers – a pocket-seized compendium dedicated to the state of nutrition worldwide— offers diverse data and visualizations highlighting...
The double burden of malnutrition is when overweight and obesity exist side by side with undernutrition in the same countries. It is most common in developing economies. In this short video, learn more about the double burden from FAO and WHO experts.
Over 800 million people in the world consistently do not get enough food to eat, and go to bed hungry. The effects of chronic hunger are irreversible, contributing to almost half of all child deaths worldwide. In this short video, learn more about chronic hunger from FAO and WHO experts. ...
The Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) is a high-level inter-governmental conference that will address the global nutrition issues and challenges of the 21st century. The ICN2 is expected to endorse a political outcome document, the Rome Declaration on Nutrition and an accompanying technical Framework for Action to guide its...
Hidden hunger, or micronutrient deficiencies, occurs when the quality of food that people eat does not meet their nutrient requirements, so they are not getting the essential vitamins and minerals they need for their growth and development. It affects two billion people across the globe. In this short video, learn...