The CFS Voluntary Guidelines on Food Systems and Nutrition (VGFSyN) were endorsed at CFS 47 in February 2021.
Countries across the globe are gradually reopening or planning for the reopening of schools and other education institutions, after several months of closure, as part of wider efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Did you know that there are 815 million people in the world that go to bed hungry, while 1.9 billion people are overweight? The world has set a challenge to achieve Zero Hunger and better nutrition by 2030. But governments can’t do it alone - everyone has a role to play.
Focusing Resources on Effective School Health (FRESH), an intersectoral partnership, has developed Monitoring and Evaluation Guidance for School Health Programmes.
As part of capacity building for school health programmes, UNESCO and the National Commission for Human Development, Pakistan have developed and produced training materials for teachers and health workers on School Health Education in Urdu and Sindhi languages.
A considerable body of evidence has emerged in the last twenty years to inform governments, schools, non-government organisations (NGO’s), teachers, parents and students about effective school health programmes.