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close this bookEnding Malnutrition by 2020: An Agenda for Change in the Millennium - Final report to the ACC/SCN by the commission on the nutrition challenges of the 21st century (ACC/SCN, 2000, 104 p.)
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View the documentExecutive Summary: Main Messages of the Commission Report
close this folder1. Recent Progress
View the document1.1 International declarations for action in the 1990s
View the document1.2 Progress in accelerating improvements for nutrition
View the document1.3 The case for investing in nutrition
View the document1.4 Setbacks to progress: nutritional well-being during economic crisis
close this folder2. Global Nutrition Challenges: A Life-Cycle Approach
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View the document2.1 Poor nutrition starts in utero
View the document2.2 Adult undernutrition
View the document2.3 Micronutrient deficiencies are major public health problems in nutrition
View the document2.4 Changing food consumption patterns
View the document2.5 Preventing premature adult death and disability
close this folder3. Societal Issues Underlying Malnutrition: Implications for Progress
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View the document3.1 Conceptual framework
View the document3.2 Poverty and nutrition
View the document3.3 Women
View the document3.4 Care
View the document3.5 Education
View the document3.6 Key role of local communities
View the document3.7 The importance of non-governmental organisations (NGOs)
View the document3.8 The potential for public-private co-operation
View the document3.9 Purposeful action: the need for equity
close this folder4. Food, Agriculture and Environment: Future Challenges
View the document4.1 Food as an important determinant of nutritional status
View the document4.2 The constraints to meeting future demands
View the document4.3 Other forces affecting food security: trade, global finance and new technology
View the document4.4 Food production and food security: meeting the challenges
close this folder5. Food, Nutrition and Human Rights
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View the document5.1 What difference does a rights-based approach make?
View the document5.2 The International Code of Conduct of the Human Right to Adequate Food
close this folder6. Vision and Goals for the Future
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View the document6.1 A Vision
View the document6.2 Achieving rapid progress for the 21st century
View the document6.3 The need to review goals and options
View the document6.4 Integrating goals for diet-related diseases
View the document6.5 An integrated approach
close this folder7. Establishing a New Agenda for Change
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View the document7.1 Developing regional and national policies
View the document7.2 Improving UN Mechanisms
View the document7.3 National-level developments
View the document7.4 Linking national policy developments and actions to international support
View the document7.5 Key international issues relating to nutrition
View the document7.6 Conclusions and priorities
View the documentAnnex 1: The Establishment and Membership of the Commission
View the documentAnnex 2: Existing Nutrition Goals which Should be Maintained, Developed or Refined
View the documentAnnex 3: Ending Undernutrition in India by 2020
View the documentAnnex 4: Issues to be Considered by Regional and National Meetings
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Annex 2: Existing Nutrition Goals which Should be Maintained, Developed or Refined

World Summit for Children 1990:

reduce undernutrition among children under five to half of the 1990 rate by the year 2000

reduce rate of low birthweight to less than 10%

reduce iron deficiency anaemia in women by one-third of 1990 levels

eliminate vitamin A deficiency by 2000

virtual elimination of Iodine Deficiency Disease (IDD) by 2000

empower women to breast-feed their children for the first four to six months of life and to continue breast-feeding into the second year

institutionalize growth monitoring and promotion in all countries

disseminate knowledge and supporting services to increase food production and ensure household food security.

International Conference for Nutrition 1992: Elimination of death from famine

World Food Summit 1996: Reduction in the number of food insecure people to half the present (1996) level by 2015

OECD Development Assistance Committee 1996: Reduce by half the proportion of people living in extreme poverty by 2015

Human Development Report 1992: 20% of government budgets and 20% of donor aid budgets to go to basic social services, the 20/20 Initiative