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The SDGs represent a cross-cutting strategy to eradicate extreme poverty, using an integrated approach to address all three aspects of development: economic, environmental, and social. The CFS must ensure that its work is aligned with and relevant to ongoing SDG (or other UN) processes and multi-stakeholder partnerships, as well as draw attention to the vital contribution CFS activities can make to them. The SDGs touch every single person on the planet with the stated intent to leave no one behind. No organization (whether public, private, or other) can afford to stand on the sidelines. 

When vulnerable young children in India eat foods prepared with wheat enriched with zinc, they spend significantly fewer days sick with pneumonia and vomiting, shows a study published this week. Diets in India commonly lack sufficient zinc and consequently nearly 40% of children under five years of age are physically stunted and markedly vulnerable to common infections, like diarrhea and pneumonia. When not corrected prior to the second year of life, stunting may become irreversible, gravely impairing individual and societal development.

September 27, 2018 - All are invited to join a new online community dedicated to scaling and replicating inclusive business worldwide: www.inclusivebusiness.net  

The new platform has been created to ensure access to up-to-date knowledge and insights on inclusive business that can help turn great ideas into practical outcomes to improve the lives of the world’s poorest.

17 September 2018, Rome - With climate change poised to alter significantly the ability of many world regions to produce food, it is expected that international trade in agricultural products will have an increasingly important contribution to feeding the planet and responding to climate-related hunger flare-ups, says a new report by the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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