A medical worker and girl, Keneba, The Gambia  - Louis Leeson / LSHTM

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We want to bring together key leaders, researchers and policy makers to candidly discuss, and debate child stunting. Through these interactive events we hope to not only raise the awareness but also highlight our expertise as leaders in the field, share our research and advocate our mission.

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Forging a Solution to Environmental AMR in Kenya

The event will facilitate interactive peer discussions and knowledge exchange to explore local expertise for construction, installation, testing and maintenance of an innovative filter made from materials that are readily available in Kenya

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Launch in Senegal

Prof Babacar Faye interviewed by the press in Kaffrine.       The article was originally published on APS – Agence de Press Senegalaise in french. You can read it here.    Kaffrine: launch of a research program on malnutrition Kaffrine, March 1 – An international research project on malnutrition (UKRI GCRF Action Against Stunting…

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Nutrition needs joined-up thinking to weather food shocks

This article originally appeared on Sci.Dev.Net Newsletter. Sign up here! Nutrition needs joined-up thinking to weather food shocks By Gareth Willmer Cross-cutting strategies that tie nutrition to wider agricultural, health and social protection systems, the climate agenda and other UN sustainable development goals (SDGs) are needed to build more resilience against future shocks to food…

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Zero Hunger

Zero Hunger by Shareefa Energy   A mother rocks her child He sobs into her arms Hunger pangs Stomach pains Cupboards empty No goat stood outside for milk Waiting till the morning till the baker arrives 2 bread rolls with mayonnaise for breakfast 2 meals it will have to do Feeling alone, hope fading Noone…

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Saving SDG2: from innovation to action

This event will bring together a group of international leading experts in nutrition, food systems and health focusing on the SDG2 and its specific targets to further explore what the international community can actively do to tackle these issues

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Animal Source Food for Malnutrition Solution

In this webinar, we will share evidence on the role of animal source foods to solve undernutrition and strategies to improve the accessibility and affordability of ASF in low-income countries while minimizing the negative environmental impact of ASF production on the environment.

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Less for those with least

In this webinar, we will discuss the implications of these cuts on SDG2, our ability to fund cutting-edge research and indeed, the wider ability to forge collective action to end child malnutrition. 

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Equitable Partnerships in International Research

In this webinar, in partnership with UKRI and GCRF, we will explore how different Hubs and institutions build, maintain, and evaluate equitable partnerships and help ensure that research outcomes are mutually beneficial.

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Tribute to Prof Val Curtis

In Memoriam

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Child stunting and supermarkets: a positive influence?

Child stunting and supermarkets: a positive influence? Inspired by “Supermarket food purchases and child nutrition in Kenya” by Debela   Diets are not only about nutrition. Multiple factors influence what people eat, and the market availability plays a crucial role. Especially in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), the food shopping options close to people’s homes…

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The end of the silver bullet: A holistic approach to stunting research

The end of the silver bullet: A holistic approach to stunting research   Stunting is a significant public health problem worldwide. In 2019, over 144 million children under the age of five were stunted[1]. In 2015,  WHO’s World Health Assembly set up the ambitious target of reducing the number of stunted children by 40% by…

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India 2020: State of food (in)security

Will this year go down in history books as annus horribilis for food security in India? In this webinar we will talk about the state of food (in)security in India with Dr. Purnima Menon.