Key policy actions are urgently needed to end hunger and malnutrition. Efforts must focus on improving diet quality for all according to an article in the BMJ. The authors—including experts from Tufts University, the EAT Forum, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, and the MS Swaminathan Research Foundation—call on policy makers to implement evidence based, […]
Improving food security and nutrition is critical to meeting the Sustainable Development Goals, but the world is not on track to end hunger and malnutrition by 2030. How can we accelerate progress in transforming our agri-food systems to meet the needs of the hungry and malnourished? This global event will bring together decision makers, practitioners, […]
To speed up progress toward ending malnutrition, informed decision making is critical.
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 […]
Improved management of natural and man-made shocks in the short-term, and greater investments in political, social and economic underpinnings of societies in the longer term can reduce risks of food crises. This would lower food assistance expenditures significantly, according to the new World Food Programme (WFP) report “Preventing Food Crises.” Additional highlights from this week’s […]