50 Numbers on the World’s Nutrition Challenge and Actions to Overcome It

The 2015 Global Nutrition Report contains a lot of numbers. Here is our top 50 list of statistics, organised around key points.

The Challenge to Nutrition Researchers Everywhere: Identify a Set of Actions That Reduce Malnutrition in all its Forms

The time has now come for unifying the two separate worlds of undernutrition and obesity and The Lancet family of journals can play a unique role in setting the research—and policy—agenda.

Child Malnutrition in the 21st Century

The good news is a decline in childhood under-nutrition: not as rapidly as hoped for, but the statistics are certainly travelling in the right direction. The bad news is that, while infant obesity levels appear stable over the last few years, several studies are showing a rise in overweight and obesity for school-age children.

South African Event for the GNR 2015

The discussion’s timing was perfect following the initiation of the Sustainable Development Goals and at a time when South Africa is grappling with how we will deliver on the stretching targets elaborated in the Malabo Declaration of 2014.

Two Cheers (but not three) for Sustainable Development Goal 2

On September 25th, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). For those keenly interested in nutrition – which given the centrality of nutrition to development should mean everyone – this is cause for two cheers, but not three.

The Most Important Report on the Global Nutrition Crisis

How seriously the world takes the Global Nutrition Report and its ten Calls to Action will either make or break the achievement of most of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

Why target 17.14 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is the most important target of all

For me, the proof that the “Global Goals” is the right approach will be in the implementation.

Perspectives on 2015 Global Nutrition Report

Q&A with Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore's Dilemma

Infographic: Global Nutrition Report 2015

Snapshot of the scale of malnutrition across the globe

#NutritionReport: It’s time to put our health at the heart of food systems

You’ve got to admit even in a world drowning in facts, four from the 2015 Global Nutrition Report are really staggering.