Following the formal launch of Compact2025, the Leadership Council held its first meeting to provide strategic guidance toward realizing the vision of the initiative in its four focal countries. Leaders from each focal country made clear that there is strong commitment back home to end hunger and undernutrition. They discussed how Compact2025 can support them […]
The Compact2025 Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) held its first meeting just after the formal launch of the initiative. Experts came together from the public and private sectors, civil society, and academia, and from various fields, including agriculture, nutrition, and health. They discussed how Compact2025 can make the most effective and efficient impacts in focal countries […]
On November 18, 2015, IFPRI officially launched Compact2025, a bold new initiative to end hunger and undernutrition by 2025.
Rwanda’s economic progress in the 20 years since its devastating civil war and genocide has been well-documented. The country has also dramatically reduced its hunger levels, making one of the biggest improvements in hunger scores in the last 15 years, according to the Global Hunger Index. However, challenges remain—30 percent of the population is undernourished […]
Malawi has recently experienced great challenges to its food security situation. At the beginning of 2015, the country saw the worst flooding in its living memory, followed by delayed rainfall and prolonged dry spells. In addition to property damage and lives lost, the toll was heavy on food production, destroying tens of thousands of hectares […]