The Philippine launch of the GNR, brilliantly organized by the Government of the Philippines and UNICEF, was timely.
What is Your Country’s Nutrition Profile?
We have finally completed the rather mammoth task of updating all 193 nutrition country profiles for the latest version of the Global Nutrition Report.
Five Resolutions for 2016
I’m not great at keeping New Year’s Resolutions, but maybe blogging about them will help me stick to them. Here they are.
Investing in Nutrition to Break the Cycle of Boom and Bust in Zambia’s Economy
Zambia’s economy is in a tailspin right now. The world price of copper is low and China’s economic growth –which powers so much of the investment in Zambia–is slowing down.
Dial M for Maps of Poverty (and Malnutrition?)
Policymakers, businesses and NGOs need disaggregated data to guide their actions. But typically this data does not exist below the first administrative level, if at all.
SLAN-ted: Has Malnutrition Flipped in Latin America?
The SLAN nutrition conference ended last week. It brings together all the Latin American nutrition societies and is a big deal for the continent and globally.
WASH and Nutrition: Opportunities and Challenges from Farm to Faeces
Yesterday I was invited to the first WASH-Nutrition Forum. The organisers, the German WASH Network, set it up with half of the participants from the WASH community…
Bangladesh Can Become a Beacon for Rapid Malnutrition Reduction – If It Chooses To
One of the welcome pieces of news from the 2015 Global Nutrition Report is that Bangladesh, a country with one of the highest undernutrition burdens in the world, is on course to meet global targets for stunting reduction.
Dietitians for Global Nutrition!
The Forum was organized by the US Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the European Federation of Associations of Dietitians and the International Confederations of Dietetic Associations.
The New Global Hunger Index on Conflict and Hunger: 5 Things to Note
The new Global Hunger Index is out. This is the annual report from Concern, Welt Hunger Hilfe and IFPRI that measures hunger and ranks countries on progress.