Indian National Nutrition Policy Finally on the Move, but States Need to Lead the Way

There are plenty of opportunities for the states to innovate around nutrition. This innovation should be supported by the national government. This combination is what is needed if India is to build on its recent progress and accelerate reductions in malnutrition.

Zambia’s Vice President Launches Global Nutrition Report in Lusaka

Zambia’s Vice President, Ms. Inonge Wina: ‘it is in my portfolio to connect what all sectors of the government can do to improve the food and nutrition security of the Zambian people. And also to ensure a multi-sectoral approach to nutrition is adequately implemented’ --- GNR Zambia launch in Lusaka.

Kenya hosts the East Africa Launch of Global Nutrition Report 2015

Experts and stakeholders at the launch agreed that despite the recent progress in ending malnutrition with a number of bright spots across the continent, it remains a major barrier to development in many African nations.

Reflections on the GNR and IHR 2015 launch in India

"Work multisectorally” was the mantra of the day

Nutrition at COP21 in Paris

Nutrition showed up at the COP 21, and we are being successful. As in other multilateral discussions, nutrition is gaining prominence and capturing support.

Food Systems are the New End Game

Investments in the agricultural sector must prioritise increasing the productivity of non-staple, nutrient-dense foods to make them more affordable to low-income consumers.

Toronto Event for the Global Nutrition Report

The Toronto launch of the GNR was organised by SickKids Research Centre, GAIN and the Micronutrient Initiative. The timing of the launch was good. A new Liberal government has just been elected and it is more concerned with social democratic issues, more committed to doing something about child poverty in Canada, and has a renewed >> Read more

Happy World Toilet Day?

Among the multiple things that keep children from growing to their full potential, open defecation is one important factor. World Toilet Day is a day to celebrate that toilet and latrine use can solve this problem.

Reflections from the Former Chair of the UN Committee on World Food Security

2030 should not only be the “zero-hunger generation”; but also the healthiest generation, supported by fully sustainable food systems.

GNR Promotional Video Raises Nutrition Awareness Among New Audiences

A new video summarizing key messages from the Global Nutrition Report is now available here. The video, was produced by Mary Kate Costello from The Hunger Project, has footage donated by The Hunger Project and features a soundtrack by well-known electronic duo ODESZA.