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2nd International Conference on Global Food Security. 11-14 October 2015. Ithaca, NY, USA

FANTA Attends 2nd International Conference on Global Food Security

October 2015

FANTA Food Security Technical Advisor Laura Glaeser will present the poster “Comparing Household Food Security Indicators to Inform IPC Acute Food Insecurity Phase Classification” at the 2nd International Conference on Global Food Security, which takes place October 11-14, 2015, at Cornell University. This poster is part of the culminating effort of a 3-year FANTA study undertaken in collaboration with the Famine Early Warning Systems Network.

Clean, Fed & Nurtured. Joining forces to promote child growth and development.

Measuring Clean, Fed, & Nurtured: Indicators for Child Growth and Development, October 6, 2015 Presentation and Discussion

September 2015

Join the Clean, Fed & Nurtured consortium on October 6, 2015, 3:30–5:30 p.m. at FHI 360 for a presentation and discussion on indicators to assess holistic interventions for child growth and development with Dr. Edward Frongillo, Jr., from the University of South Carolina and Dr. Maureen Black from the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

A woman breastfeeds her baby.

Country-Level Nutrition Advocacy

September 2015

Tool supporting country-level nutrition advocacy, "Estimating the Effect of Suboptimal Breastfeeding Practices on Child Mortality: A Model in PROFILES for Country-Level Advocacy," has been updated to include a model estimating the effect of suboptimal breastfeeding practices on child mortality.

Gain's Future Fortified webpage

Global Summit on Food Fortification, September 9-11, 2015, Arusha, Tanzania

September 2015

The first Global Summit on Food Fortification was held in Arusha, Tanzania, September 9-11, 2015 as part of international efforts to reinvigorate interest, investment, and awareness in food fortification and its role and potential in addressing micronutrient deficiencies.