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Dealing with Fragility and Conflict: The importance of resilient food systems

One of the great dilemmas of our time is how we will secure and provide plentiful, healthy and nutritious food for all, and to do so in an environmentally sustainable and safe manner while addressing the co-existing double burden of … Continue reading

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The Significance of Stunting

It is often said that a picture can tell a thousand words. Sometimes the same can be said for an indicator. Stunting – a measurement of chronic malnutrition – is one such indicator. Whilst stunting might not be a term … Continue reading

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New UNICEF Nutrition Report Released

UNICEF’s nutrition report has just been released and I think it is a great contribution to what has been a big year for nutrition within the development agenda. The last time we saw a report from UNICEF on nutrition statistics … Continue reading

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Seeds of Life strengthens their nutrition program in Timor Leste

Check it out! Since the year 2000 Seeds of Life (SoL) has been active in reducing hunger in Timor-Leste, and is now taking steps to further integrate nutrition into its food security efforts. 58% of Timor-Leste’s population experiences reduced growth … Continue reading

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Timor Leste: No Joy in the Brilliance of Sunshine

“Going up that river was like travelling back to the earliest beginnings of the world, when vegetation rioted on the earth and the big trees were kings. An empty stream, a great silence, an impenetrable forest. The air was warm, … Continue reading

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