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The role of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in tackling undernutrition has been on development and humanitarian professionals’ radar for more than two decades. Yet fully multi-sectoral approaches remain rare, despite undernutrition contributing to 860,000 preventable deaths a year in girls and boys under five. Ahead of World Toilet Day, marked each 19 November, experts and practitioners discuss how to turn this around by linking nutrition and WASH policies and implementation and overcoming barriers between sectors.
James Morris uploaded a new Document 21 February 2011


Release Date: 21 February 2011

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Luis Lechiguero
28 February 2014

Group to facilitate the coordination of Humanitarian and Development Aid of the EU to Ethiopia to enhance the resilience of vulnerable communities.

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Antoine Saintraint posted Information 11 May 2015

Here is the presentation made by Robert Chambers on the link between Sanitation and Stunting. The lunch time conference was given at InfoPoint at DEVCO, on the 25 of March 2015.

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Nuno Cunha
20 July 2012

Aims to strengthen and further develop infrastructure for exploitation of Earth Observation data/services for sustainable development in Africa

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josick van Dromme uploaded a new Document 19 May 2015
Group: EDD15

Article published in the European Commission magazine 'Commission en Direct' (April-May 2015 issue).

It deals with the impacts of livestock on climate and the environment, while proposing options to make a difference, at a public level and individually in our food choices.

James Morris uploaded a new Document 9 June 2011


Release Date: 9 June 2011

From2 December 2015
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byEuropeAid + WWF + Oxfam

How does nature pay its way

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From20 March 2015
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byEuropean Commission (DG-DEVCO) and Wildlife Conservation Society

Among their various impacts on sustainable development, biodiversity loss and
natural ecosystem degradation also have severe consequences on human health.

Dr Lucette Flandroy, from the Belgian Federal Public Service Health,
Environment and Food Chain Safety, will provide an overview of the state of
knowledge on the inter-linkage between biodiversity and human health.

Dr Christopher Golden, from the Wildlife Conservation Society, will then
describe efforts by the HEAL (Health & Ecosystems: Analysis of Linkages)
consortium to quantify the relationship between ecosystem transformation and
their effects on human health. He will present case studies from his work in