The 2018 Access to Nutrition Index finds that the world’s largest food and beverage companies have stepped up their efforts to encourage better diets. However, they need to do much more to set transparent nutrition targets, improve the healthiness of their products, comply with the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes, and develop commercial […]
Data have never been more mainstream and accessible. At the same time, the world has never confronted as many urgent challenges to ending hunger and malnutrition–urbanization, climate change, persistent conflicts, growing inequality, and more. In many developing countries, however, the capacity to analyze complex datasets is limited, which stifles the government’s capacity to make the […]
This is a guest blog post authored by Dr. Kanayo F. Nwanze The number of young people between ages 15 and 24 is growing rapidly. The youth bulge is particularly pronounced in Africa and south Asia, where the youth population is expected to double in the next 30 years. As of 2012, 10 million young […]
This is a guest blog post authored by Dr. Justin Yifu Lin. One of the central goals of every developing country is to reach high-income status. Agriculture plays a critical role in transforming economies to reach the goal, along with achieving other essential development goals like ensuring food security and improving nutrition. Therefore, in order […]
The meeting synopsis of the Compact2025 event in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia held on December 15, 2017 is now available. More information and meeting documents from the Forum can be found in the summary blog post.