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Educating and Training a Workforce for Nutrition in a Post-2015 World

Despite global progress, efforts to alleviate malnutrition are often hampered by a shortage in number, skills, and geographic coverage of a workforce for nutrition. This article reviews the findings of the March 2014 Castel Gandolfo workshop on the importance of developing the capacity of a global cadre of nutrition professionals. Workshop participants identified several requirements for developing a workforce for nutrition that can contribute to achieving the forthcoming Sustainable Development Goals.

Fanzo, JC., Graziose, MM., Kraemer, K., et al. Advances in Nutrition (January 2016). Vol. 7. 190-198.