The 2012 edition of The State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA 2012) - Investing in Agriculture for a better future was just released.
U.S. leadership in the global movement to scale up nutrition has led to increased investments in U.S. health, food security, and nutrition programs.
We need to assess nutrition resources available to U.S. Government agencies, to implementing partners, and to country governments and civil society. Do they have sufficient technical capacity in nutrition to “scale up” programs? How well-equipped is the U.S. government to support country-led efforts and help sustain their momentum and progress? How can we further build our capacity?
The University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany is organising the International Congress on Hidden Hunger, March 6-9, 2013.
The Congress has three objectives:
1.) To create awareness of the global problem Hidden Hunger.
2.) To get scientific issues on the agenda of policy makers, academicians, politicians and industry.
3.) To discuss solutions to address the worldwide micronutrient deficiencies.