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    Fiscal policies for diet and the prevention of noncommunicable diseases

    2016
    The Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases 2013–2020, endorsed by the World Health Organization, provides a roadmap and a menu of policy options for Member States and other stakeholders to take coordinated and coherent action to reduce mortality from noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and exposure to risk factors.
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    Debates on the sugar tax

    Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2016
    In July 2016, the National Treasury of South Africa proposed an effective 20% tax on sugary soft drinks. The proposal derives from the National Department of Health strategy to reduce obesity. It is rooted in the scientific consensus that these kinds of drinks are a key factor behind rising obesity and the attendant ailments of diabetes, heart disease and some cancers.
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    Agriculture, nutrition and the green revolution in Bangladesh

    Science Direct, 2016
    This paper explores agriculture and nutrition linkages in Bangladesh, a country that achieved rapid growth in rice productivity at a relatively late stage in Asia's Green Revolution, as well as unheralded progress against undernutrition.
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    Climate change and food security in India

    Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2016
    Climate change has added to the enormity of India's food-security challenges. While the relationship between climate change and food security is complex, most studies focus on one dimension of food security, i.e., food availability.
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    Living on a spike: how is the 2011 food price crisis affecting poor people?

    Oxfam, 2011
    Global food prices rose through much of 2010 and into early 2011. What does that mean for the lives of poor people in developing countries, who spend up to 80 per cent of their household income on food?
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    Life in a Time of Food Price Volatility: IDS Bulletin

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2015
    Between 2007 and 2012 global food price volatility affected millions of people on low and precarious incomes. As food has been increasingly commodified and people on low incomes have struggled to pay for life's necessities, they have responded by changing their ways of making a living, residences, diets, family relationships and ways of caring for one another.
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    International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS)

    Objectives of the International Union of Nutritional Sciences are:
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    Review of Agri-Food Value Chain Interventions Aimed at Enhancing Consumption of Nutritious Food by the Poor: Pakistan

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2016
    How can agriculture play a more effective role in improving nutrition in countries with a high burden of hidden hunger and where an increasing proportion of the poor sources its food from the market? There is a need to understand how linkages between the farm and the consumer can be made to work for nutrition goals.
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    Refreshing Africa's future: prospects for achieving universal WASH access by 2030

    Institute for Security Studies, 2016
    Access to water, sanitation and hygiene is indispensable to development, but what will it take for Africa to achieve universal access in 15 years? This paper uses the International Futures forecasting system to explore Sustainable Development Goal 6, which promises water, sanitation and hygiene to all by 2030. It finds that Africa is not on track to meet this goal.

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