Archives for February 2015

Politics, Stature and Status: The Lusaka GNR Roundtable

Heightening political commitment and then delivering on that commitment will heighten the stature of the Zambian people—but also the electoral status of politicians who are brave, driven and skilled enough to fight for nutrition.

Ambition and Analysis: The Addis Ababa GNR Roundtable

We noted the commitment of the Government to nutrition as evidenced by its membership of SUN, its commitments at the Nutrition for Growth summit in 2013 and its support for the Global Nutrition Report process.

Call for Submissions on Nutrition Country Profiles

Call for Submissions on Nutrition Country Profiles

Geneva event for the 2014 Global Nutrition Report

The launch of the Global Nutrition Report (GNR) in Geneva was held in the sparkling new auditorium of the Graduate Institute’s Maison de la Paix. The launch was chaired by the head of the Global Health Programme at the Institute, Professor Ilona Kickbusch.   Geneva is seen as the humanitarian centre of the UN but also >> Read more

Call for Co-Chair of Independent Expert Group

The Global Nutrition Report Stakeholder Group has put out a call for a new Co-Chair for the Independent Expert Group. For details on the role, click here.

Shock and Potential: Indonesia’s Reaction to the Global Nutrition Report

All the ingredients are in place for a rapid reduction in malnutrition in Indonesia. We just need a few adventurous cooks with the keys to the kitchen who can develop, articulate and implement plans for nutrition.

Odisha’s Open Spaces for Nutrition Innovation

We had a great line up of speakers from Odisha and Delhi. The state’s Chief Minister, Naveen Patnaik, as well as the Minister of Women, Children and Development, Usha Devi, were in attendance at the end of the day to hear the result of the day’s deliberations.

From Data Deserts to Fertile Facts: The Delhi Global Nutrition Report Roundtable

Our Indian partners decided to craft the first regional Global Nutrition Report roundtable around the importance of data for accountability and for programme and policy formulation. The topic is especially relevant for India. But surely there is a plethora of data on nutrition in India—what are people complaining about?