The problem: Humanity and our planet face serious problems and nutrition is at the epicentre of these. The way that nutrition is generally practiced - unhealthy diets, feeding practices and lifestyles - is the leading cause of disease worldwide, and malnutrition is a problem that persists across the globe. Billions of people suffer malnutrition while >1/3 of all food produced goes to waste. At the same time, our food production/ consumption is causing immense stress to the planet. Meeting the SDGs and relevant international agreements (e.g. Paris-Agreement-targets), to reduce carbon emissions means urgently and fundamentally changing the way we eat/produce food.
Challenges: 1) we don´t know/have access to learning about nutrition, 2) access to reliable information is limited spec
ially to the most vulnerable population groups, 3) we think `food` not `nutrition`, 4) women, who play a central role within nutrition; have often limited/no access to nutritional education, 5) currently, nutrition information is difficult to understand biased/conflicting. People feel that nutritional problems are so complex that they cannot take it in; 6) there are different approaches to nutrition but with difficulty to come to consensus as well as to illustrate/convey information in an engaging manner.
Opportunities: Multimedia provides a series of tools that could convey one of the most essential topics for humanity in the most beautiful manner: NUTRITION. This is an essential, highly-needed content that is better learnt when all our senses are stimulated by: infographics, photography, videos on know-how, tutorials, sound, multisensorial content, oral knowledge recording and plenty more. Nutrition connects people with themselves, other species and the planet. The Wiki-family/Conference has in hand all ingredients to create a perfect meal (smorgasbord) to provide a platform/collaborations with relevant museums: a movement that can spread free knowledge, use interactive tools to use on-and-off-line available to the most relevant/needy audiences
At end of the session, participants propose how, in practical terms; Nutrition knowledge can be conveyed to all possible audiences in the most interactive, efficient and engaging manner, as far as possible using on-&off-lines means that could complement each other and at: a) individual, b) family, c) collective and; d) institutional levels. Each category should be illustrated.
Aim: The ultimate aim is, for the Wiki-family and relevant partners to package relevant information and education material on Nutrition that supports resilient individuals and communities living on a sustainable planet.
-On and off lines ways of communication are expected to complement each other. We have good news by the Economist that, by this year; half of the world will be connected to the internet! So at least half of the people worldwide could learn using on-line material but the other half could learn using off-line material and the Multimedia experts are here gathered to propose to this last challenge!
-Ingredients we have in hand are:
1. The tools that the Wiki-family has/is developing.
2. Wikimedia & the SDGs as platform for collaborations with an eclectic source of knowledge, experts, people narratives, museums, platforms, references and alike
3. Key components: universal relevance, all-inclusive, leave no-one behind, global outreach specially the most disadvantaged and is accessible, engaging. Learning occurs while playing & has collaborations are at the core.
AGHB / Ana Gerlin Hernandez Bonilla-Måbeck- Nutritionist & KTH Student (name to be confirmed)
A few words about Ana: A highly-motivated nutritionist, humanitarian, a bit of an artist and social entrepreneur with strong commitment to the social and public good .
This session will address the conference theme — Wikimedia, Free Knowledge and the Sustainable Development Goals — in the following manner:
Stronger together: Wikimedia, Free Knowledge and the Sustainable Development Goals — in the following manner: Our focus is Nutrition that is a universal and multi-sectoral subject recognised as a common thread to all SDGs of the Global Agenda 2030 (1). Bringing a platform to nutrition, Wikimedia movement and relevant collaborations can greatly contribute to achieving all the Sustainable Development Goals. However, special relation of the topic/approach goes to: (4)Quality Education, it would also contribute to (10) Reducing Inequalities, will automatically contribute to the promotion of (12) Responsible consumption and Production.
(2) Specific to Nutrition is essential for the success of all SDGs. Without adequate and sustained investments in good nutrition, the SDGs will not be realised. The ambition to ‘End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture’ is captured in SDG 2, however, at least 12 of the 17 Goals contain indicators that are highly relevant to nutrition.
We cannot be “stronger” nor “together” in a malnourished planet! Malnutrition will represent an often invisible impediment to the successful achievement of the SDGs. Not just from a lack of sufficient and adequately nutritious and safe food, but from a host of intertwined factors linking health, care, education, water, sanitation and hygiene, access to food and resources, women’s empowerment and more.
Interactive - Workshop
-8 minutes for an introduction to the topic using video/visual materials and physical materials (simulating a smårgosbörd with several foods / ingredients to create a perfect meal)
-2 minutes explanations for group work / expected outcomes. Instructions will be also printed
-30 minutes group work
-20 minutes groups presenting outcomes and getting feedback from participants.
The program design prioritises submissions which are future-oriented and directly engage the audience. The format of this submission is a:
- Lightning talk
- Workshop to identify and try to solve problem
The session will work best with these conditions:
- Room: Any type of room with projector and few tables for group work. Post-its, Flip-charts and stationary.
- Audience: Eclectic, creative participants acquainted with Multimedia and able to see the big and small picture. Able to put themselves in the shoes of a large variety of audiences. -Sufficient number of participant to conform more than 2 smallish groups (max 5 per per group)
- Recording: The activity is spread around the room, limiting recording capacity. If it is really important to record it, we could adjust!
How food/nutrition connects all the SDGs:
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