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Fix My Food: Children's Views on Transforming Food Systems
Guideline/Guidance published by Young and Resilient Research Centre, UNICEF in
In 2021, UNICEF partnered with the Young and Resilient Research Centre at Western Sydney University to host participatory workshops with adolescents in 18 countries around the world on their perspectives on food systems, including the barriers and challenges to attaining nutrition food and how they want food systems to change. The key insights and…
World Food Forum 2021 Year in Review
Guideline/Guidance published by World Food Forum in
This report is a summary of actions taken since the World Food Forum in 2021 to reach the Sustainable Development Goals, particularly how they have engaged youth in shaping the future of food security and addressing Goal 2: Zero Hunger.
Experiences from Implementation of a School-Based Nutrition Programme in Wakiso District, Central Uganda
Guideline/Guidance published by Emergency Nutrition Network (ENN) in
This article outlines a school-based nutrition program targeting adolescents in Uganda that incorporated healthcare and interventions, parent-led school feeding, and the creation of school gardens.
How to Coach Adolescents on Nutrition Decisions
Information, Education and Communication Materials published by National Academy of Sports Medicine in
This blog post provides a guideline for youth exercise professionals to use to coach adolescents on their nutrition and dietary choices. It highlights the importance of proper coaching on nutrition, adolescents' need to consume foods rich in calcium, vitamin D, and iron, and provides examples of nutritious meals.
The Innocenti Framework on Food Systems for Children and Adolescents
Framework published by UNICEF in
The report describes the Innocenti Framework on Food Systems for Children and Adolescents' five drivers and four determinants that shape children and adolescents’ diets. It details each component, how they interact, and how a food systems approach can improve diets.
Results and Lessons Learned from WFP's Efforts to Support Adolescent Girls in Niger
Occasional Paper published by Emergency Nutrition Network (ENN) in
This article describes a U.N. World Food Programme (WFP) nutrition pilot program for adolescents in Niger. The article concludes that the active participation of adolescent boys and girls, women, and men, along with close coordination with government and other partners, can help to reduce barriers to access and influence sociocultural norms…
Bangladesh Second National Nutrition Plan 2016-2025
Policy published by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Bangladesh in
The Second National Plan of Action for Nutrition (NPAN2) of Bangladesh aims to operationalize the sub-strategies of the 2015 National Nutrition Policy (NNP) by specifying key nutrition-specific and nutrition-sensitive actions. Adolescent girls are a target group of NNP and NPAN2, with an aim to reduce malnutrition in adolescent girls to less than…
New Zealand Food and Nutrition Guidelines for Healthy Children and Young People: A Background Paper
Guideline/Guidance published by Ministry of Health, New Zealand in
This document contains a background paper and food and nutrition guidelines for New Zealand children and youth ages 2 to 18. The paper provides health practitioners with recommendations on adolescent nutrition and physical activity. The document contains information on meal patterns, growth and body size, energy and nutrients, fluids, the home and…