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Nutrition and Social Protection FAO report

A new FAO report is launched on the intersection of nutrition, social protection, food and agriculture, looking at what types of social protection instruments can impact food, health, care and income. Download here

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Chloe Angood (2015). Nutrition and Social Protection FAO report. www.ennonline.net/newsroom/nutritionandsocialprotectfao