Traditional and Indigenous Food Systems and Nutrition

Chair: Dr Gina Kennedy IUNS Representative: Professor V. Prakash This Task Force was previously named Traditional, Indigenous and Cultural Food and Nutrition and was chaired by Professor Harriet Kuhnlein and Dr T Longvah. The Task Force recently published a special issue of the journal Maternal and Child Health entitled ‘Indigenous Peoples’ Food Systems: Gender Roles, Biodiversity and […]

Towards a Multi-Dimensional Index to Child Growth

Chair: Dr Hinke Haisma and Dr Gretel Pelto IUNS Representative: Professor Ali Dhansay Objectives of the Task Force are: To develop a capability approach to child growth, where growth is redefined as achieving a capability set. The different dimensions of healthy growth would then include, for example, not just physical growth, but other dimensions, such […]