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Nutrition as the foundation to human rights

Each year on December 10th the world celebrates the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year, the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and the efforts made to mitigate them make this date especially important. The exacerbation of existing systemic inequalities has illustrated the interconnection and interdependence of our world and our human rights. Understanding the links between nutrition and human rights is critical for the world to deal with the aftermath of the pandemic and come out stronger.

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Commemoration of the 11th Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security: Keynote address by His Excellency Jakaya Kikwete

Keynote address by His Excellency Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, former President of the Republic of Tanzania and Nutrition International board member. Check against delivery. It is a great honour to address the 11th Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security. I would like to echo the event’s rallying call: ‘Africa must feed itself. No child should
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