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FAO school food and nutrition discussion forum

The FAO Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition in West Africa invites you to participate in its new online discussion on school food and nutrition “How School Food and Nutrition activities can promote lifelong healthy eating habits”.

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NEX: Healthy snacks and nutrition education: School feeding in Lebanon’s public schools

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FEX: How to engage across sectors: Lessons from agriculture and nutrition in the Brazilian School Feeding Programme

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NEX: Piloting a sustainable model for home grown school meals in Malawi

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FEX: Direct procurement from family farms for national school feeding programme in Brazil

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FEX: Assessment of adolescent girl nutrition, dietary practices and roles in Zimbabwe

Amelia Reese-Masterson and Pamela Murakwani Amelia Reese-Masterson has been with International Medical Corps since November 2011 as Research Advisor in the Nutrition, Food...

NEX: Global School Feeding Sourcebook: Lessons from 14 countries

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NEX: School feeding: experiences from Somalia

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NEX: Tackling overweight and obesity in Ecuador : Policies and strategies for prevention

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FEX: School of Nursing and Midwifery & Pre-Service Training on Nutrition, Hawassa University, Ethiopia

By Aweke Yilma Dubi, Head, School of Nursing & Midwifery Ethiopia is one of the least developed countries in the world. According to the Government's Interim Poverty Reduction...

FEX: Keeping schools open: school feeding in conflict and crisis

Summary of published paper1 Tajikistan: children taking exams at Tajikabad's school which was damaged during the war. The subject of school feeding in conflict and crisis was...

FEX: Emergency school feeding programmes

Summary of evaluation1 An emergency school feeding programme in Rumbek, Northern Bahr El Ghazal WFP have recently completed an evaluation of emergency school feeding...

FEX: Improving child nutrition and development through community-based child care centres (CBCCs) in Malawi

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FEX: Kakuma Revisited

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FEX: Global Forum on Nutrition-Sensitive Social Protection Programmes

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FEX: Review of urban gardens programme for HIV-affected women and children

Summary of review1 A caretaker participating in the urban gardens programme Food and livelihood insecurity is a long-term consequence of HIV, affecting the health,...

FEX: Starting up JFFLS - Observations from Caprivi region, Namibia

A group of children (OVCs) at Lusese school who are looking forward to the JFFLS starting. By Marie McGrath, ENN This article is based on interviews by ENN with Patrick...

FEX: European Emergency Food Security Group (EEFSG)

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FEX: School Feeding Programme in Zambia

By Kate Vorley, PCI and Mary Corbett, ENN Kate Vorley has spent 12 years working in programme management at national and regional levels for international NGOs, faith based...

FEX: Intergenerational cycle of acute malnutrition among IDPs in Somalia

By Samson Desie Samson Desie is a nutrition specialist who has worked in the sector for more than a decade and currently works as Nutrition Cluster Coordinator with UNICEF...

NEX: The nutrition-sensitive potential of agricultural programmes in the context of school feeding: Lessons from Haiti

Summary of Field Exchange 51 article by Nathan Mallonee, Jason Streubel, Manassee Mersilus and Grace Heymsfield Haiti is the poorest country in the western hemisphere, with...

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