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close this bookSCN News, Number 18 - Adequate Food: A Human Right (ACC/SCN, 1999, 116 p.)
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Acronyms And Abbreviations

ADB

Asian Development Bank

IMF

International Monetary Fund

AGN

Advisory Group on Nutrition

INCAP

Institute of Nutrition of Central America

ANDI

African Nutritional Database Initiative

INFOODS

International Network of Food Data Systems

BFHI

Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative

INUS

International Union of Nutritional Scientists

BMI

body mass index

IUFST

International Union of Food Science Technologists

BPS

Central Bureau of Statistics

IVACG

International Vitamin A Consultative Group

CCA

Common Country Assessments

LIL

Learning and Innovative Lending

CDF

Comprehensive Development Framework

MENA

Middle East and North Africa

CEDAW

Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination

Ml

Micronutrient Initiative


Against Women

MN-NET

Micronutrient Network

CERD

Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

MTCT

mother-to-child transmission (of HIV/AIDS)

CESCR

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

NGO

Non-governmental Organization

CHR

Commission on Human Rights

NHD

Nutrition for Health and Development (WHO)

CID

Common International Database

NIDS

National Immunization Days

CIDA

Canadian International Development Agency

NIHR

Norwegian Institute of Human Rights

CONSEA

National Food Security Council (Brazil)

NPAN

National Plan of Action for Nutrition

CRC

Convention on the Rights of the Child

NSS

Nutrition Surveillance System

CRHCS

Commonwealth Regional Health Community

PAG

Protein Advisory Group


Secretariat

PAHO

Pan American Health Organization

CSO

civil society organizations

PANDA

Practical Analysis of Nutritional Data

DALY

Disability Adjusted Life Years

PEM

protein-energy malnutrition

DFID

Department for International Development

SAP

Structural Adjustment Programme

ECD

Early Childhood Development

SIDA

Swedish International Development Cooperation

ECOSOC

Economic and Social Council of the UN


Agency

ECSEA

Executive Committee on Economic and Social Affairs

SPFS

Special Programme for Food Security

FAO

Food and Agricultural Organization

SSN

Social Safety Net

FIAN

FoodFirst Information Action Network

TRIPS

Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights

FIVIMS

Food Insecurity and Vulnerability Information Mapping

TWIS

timely warning information system


Systems

UDHR

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

FNP

National Food and Nutrition Policy

UNDAF

United Nations Development Assistance Framework

GMP

Growth monitoring promotion

UNDP

United Nations Development Programme

GNP

Gross National Product

UNESCO

United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural

HCR

High Commissioner of Refugees


Organization

HKI

Helen Keller International

UNFPA

United Nations Population Fund

HNP

Health, Nutrition and Population

UNHCHR

United Nations High Commissioner of Human Rights

HRC

Human Rights Committee

UNHCR

United Nations High Commissioner of Refugees

IAEA

International Atomic Energy Agency

UNHRC

United Nations Human Rights Committee

IBHR

International Bill of Human Rights

UNICEF

United Nations Children's Fund

ICCPR

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

UNU

United Nations University

ICESCR

International Covenant on Economic, Social and

USAID

United States Agency for International Development


Cultural Rights

WABA

World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action

ICN

International Conference on Nutrition

WANAHR

World Alliance for Nutrition and Human Rights

ICSD

Integrated Child Development Services

WB

World Bank

IDD

Iodine Deficiency Disorders

WFC

World Food Conference

IEC

Information and Education Campaign

WFP

World Food Programme

IFAD

International Food and Agricultural Development

WFS

World Food Summit

IFPRI

International Food Policy Research Institute

WHO

World Health Organization

ILO

International Labor Organization

WSC

World Summit for Children

ILSI

International Life Sciences Institute

WTO

World Trade Organization

SCN NEWS sincerely thanks all contributors to this issue, especially the symposium presenters and Jane Hedley. The December 1999 issue of SCN NEWS will have the theme NUTRITION AND HEALTH AGEING. We are considering the theme of NUTRITION AND AGRICULTURE for the July 2000 issue. Please send us materials, books, notice of events, letters to the editor, etc. That you would like to consider.

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