This report represents the considered input of the Independent Expert Group (IEG) members, who are collectively accountable for the quality and independence of the report. Members participated in a personal capacity, not as representatives of their affiliated organisations. The report does not necessarily represent the position of any of the individuals involved in its development, as listed below, or any of the partnered organisations involved in the development of the Global Nutrition Report.
The publication was produced under the direction and guidance of the IEG Chair, Dr Renata Micha. A team of IEG Members was identified by the IEG Chair as the lead authors of the report, who jointly developed and decided on the outline and content of the report.
The authors produced a number of interim outputs, including an annotated outline, first draft and final draft of the report. These were reviewed, validated and cleared by the IEG Chair at each stage in the preparation process.
The expert authors accept full responsibility for the published content and have been involved in all aspects of the creation of the content, including research, design, analysis and final presentation of the content.
The expert authors (IEG Members, external experts) accept full responsibility for the published content and have been involved in all aspects of the creation of the content including conception, design, writing, research, analysis, interpretation and final presentation of the content. Authors are listed in order of contribution.
Chapter 1 was authored by Dr Renata Micha (IEG lead author), supported by Dimitra Karageorgou (senior nutrition scientist at Development Initiatives, DI)
Chapter 2 was authored by Dr Renata Micha (IEG lead author), supported by Dimitra Karageorgou (senior nutrition scientist at DI)
Chapter 3 was authored by Dr Mariachiara Di Cesare (IEG lead author).
Chapter 4 was authored by Dr Shibani Ghosh (IEG lead author).
Chapter 5 was authored by Dr Giacomo Zanello (IEG lead author).
Chapter 6 was authored by Dr Giacomo Zanello (IEG lead author).
Chapter 7 was authored by Dr Mariachiara Di Cesare (IEG lead author).
Renata Micha, Mariachiara Di Cesare and Giacomo Zanello have no conflicts of interest.
Shibani Ghosh reports research funding from the United States Agency for International Development. Dr Ghosh is also on the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Safety and on the Scientific Advisory Committee supporting the Committee on Agriculture (COAG), an FAO governing body in undertaking a comprehensive and evidence-based global assessment of the contribution of livestock to food security, sustainable food systems, nutrition and healthy diets; all outside the submitted work.
We are grateful to the following experts, who authored the boxes in the report.
Chapter 1: Box 1.1 Dimitra Karageorgou, Charlotte Martineau, Renata Micha
Chapter 2: Box 2.1 Dimitra Karageorgou and Renata Micha; Box 2.2 Dimitra Karageorgou and Renata Micha; Box 2.3 Dimitra Karageorgou and Renata Micha.
Writing, research and data analysis
The authors are grateful to the following writers, researchers and data analysts who supported the development of the report by working closely with the IEG Members. These individuals are listed in order of contribution.
Chapter 1: Dimitra Karageorgou, DI (writing, research and data analysis) and George Antonatos, DI (data analysis).
Chapters 2–7: Dimitra Karageorgou, DI (writing, research and data analysis), Natalie Evans, DI (research and data analysis) and George Antonatos, DI (data analysis)
Independent Expert Group (IEG) review and input
The authors would like to thank the IEG Members for providing valuable advice and feedback according to their areas of expertise. The entire IEG has been consulted throughout this process, including review of the final draft, to provide critical input and advice. Feedback was provided by Bridget Fenn, Daniel Hoffman, Eileen Kennedy, Uma Koirala, Jacqueline Kung’u, Dariush Mozaffarian, Shuhei Nomura, Saskia Osendarp, Cynthia Rosenzweig, Kuntal Saha, Meera Shekar, Marco Springmann and Jason Wu.
Stakeholder Group (SG) input
The authors would like to thank the SG Members for their support in commissioning and developing the report, and for their strategic leadership in building support for the report.
Other stakeholders and organisations
The authors are grateful to all those who made commitments to the NAF.
Production and communications support
The team at Development Initiatives worked closely with Dr Renata Micha, and in support of the wider Independent Expert Group, to bring this year’s report to life. The report was project managed by Sarah Unsworth. The programme was managed by Louisa Dennison. Support with research and data analysis was provided by Dimitra Karageorgou, Natalie Evans and George Antonatos. Communications were managed by Anna Hope, supported by Tim Molyneux. Additional communications advice on the report’s messaging and design was provided by Diga Communications. Charlotte Martineau and Amy Cox managed outreach and engagement. Simon Murphy managed production of the report, supported by Emma Woodcock. Nicky Howdill provided administrative support. Editing was done by Rebecca Hills, and design by Definite.design, with additional graphics by Sarah Harries (Figures 1.2–1.9).
The 2022 Global Nutrition Report was supported by: European Commission, Government of Canada, Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development – Germany (BMZ), Irish Aid, US Agency for International Development (USAID). The funders did not contribute to: the design or conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis or interpretation of the data; preparation, review or approval of the report; or decision to publish the report.
Copyright 2022: Development Initiatives Poverty Research Ltd.
Suggested citation: Global Nutrition Report. 2022 Global Nutrition Report: Stronger commitments for greater action. Bristol, UK: Development Initiatives, 2022
Disclaimer: Any opinions stated herein are those of the authors and are not necessarily representative of or endorsed by Development Initiatives Poverty Research Ltd or any of the partner organisations involved in the 2022 Global Nutrition Report. Not all Independent Expert Group members will necessarily agree with every word in the report. The boundaries and names used do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by Development Initiatives Poverty Research Ltd.
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