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19 September 2019
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Essential Nutrition Actions: mainstreaming nutrition throughout the life-course
Authors: World Health Organization

Primary health care is the foundation of universal health coverage; it is a whole-of-society approach to health and well-being, centred on the needs and preferences of individuals, families and communities. Nutrition is a foundation for health and well-being for all, leaving no one behind, and a critical component of primary health care, through its promotion and prevention, addressing its determinants, and a people-centred approach.

Healthier populations are achieved through multisectoral actions that are not limited to health systems alone, though often using the stewardship, advocacy and regulatory functions of health ministries. Optimal nutrition for individual health and development bridges interventions by health systems to improve the health of populations.

Read the full report HERE

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17 September 2019
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Feed Additives Europe 2019 is the essential speciality feed ingredient event hosted by Feedinfo, which brings together leaders from the producers and buyers of feed additives for networking and learning.
Expert speakers will offer business-critical information, market insight, novel ideas, and alternative thinking for the sector in its quest of future-proofing.

The Park Inn by Radisson Amsterdam City West
25th – 27th September 2019

More info HERE

Posted:
16 September 2019

EC - IPCC Special Report - Climate Change and Land: Summary for Policymakers European Commission 

An Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) special report on climate change, desertification, land degradation, sustainable land management, food security, and greenhouse gas fluxes in terrestrial ecosystems

The approved Summary for Policymakers (SPM) was presented at a press conference on 8 August 2019. Please click here to access the report summary

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16 September 2019
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DG ENER - New study underlines potential economic benefits of renewables for EU industry European Commission -

Study: Competitiveness of the renewable energy sector Investment in the renewables sector can provide major benefits in terms of the competitiveness of EU industry, as well as providing a major boost for jobs and growth, according to a new two-part study published today by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Energy.

Highlighting the significant economic contribution that renewables are already providing, the study identifies a number of potential solutions to bottlenecks and administrative hurdles that would provide an even greater boost to certain sectors. 

Download the study HERE

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16 September 2019
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EC JRC - Third international workshop of the Raw Materials Information System (RMIS) European Commission

Background Documents Third international workshop of the Raw Materials Information System (RMIS) Agenda & summary

- Study The Raw Materials Information System (RMIS) is a comprehensive online repository of information on policies, activities and data related to the European raw materials sector. It supports a series of European Commission initiatives which aim to tackle the pressure on valuable resources and their more efficient use to the benefit of EU's economies. The RMIS provides a structured repository of knowledge on non-energy-related raw materials. This includes links to data, methods, approaches and indicators related to the most relevant activities on raw materials in a European context and beyond. The RMIS thereby contributes to consolidating the EU raw materials knowledge base, and aims at strengthening the visibility and competitiveness of the EU raw materials sector, while promoting green and sustainable growth. Download

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