The 2015 Global Nutrition Report contains a lot of numbers. We have been asking panellists at various launch events which they find most interesting and why.
Cambodia does indeed have the opportunity to increase the price of rice independently. Its Phka Rumduol has won “The World’s Best Rice” award ever since it first competed in 2012 — and unprecedented three years in a row.
How Different are Innovation and KAIZEN? Innovation is Like a Lottery. KAIZEN is Invention Without Innovation.
Nic Cheeseman has just produced a book called ‘Democracy in Africa: Successes, Failures and the Struggle for Political Reform” with Cambridge University Press.
In some ways, the SDGs are refreshingly ambitious. Finally the global institutions are getting serious about eradicating poverty.
Another year, another round of launches for theGlobal Nutrition Report. Why do we do it?
This week heads of state assemble in New York to launch the Sustainable Development Goals. The agreed text lays out 17 goals and 169 targets. It is an ambitious agenda for all of humanity.
On Sunday 6th September in Ankara, Turkey, Chatham House convened an International Policy Forum on ‘Empowering Women for Economic Growth: The smart choice for the G20’.
“In middle-income countries, it may be that growth has lifted all the poor out of poverty who can be lifted; for the rest, social policy will be needed (Raj M. Desai 2015).”
There are panels looking at everything from mining to wildlife to carbon to water, with big themes cross-cutting on: Scarcity, politics and securitization; Resource grabbing…