Knowledge and innovation are critical to rapidly end hunger, undernutrition, and poverty in Bangladesh and beyond.
The 21st International Congress of Nutrition: From Sciences to Nutrition Security will take place October 15–20 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Sessions will highlight issues including biofortification and scaling up nutrition-sensitive agricultural innovations. A session on using implementation research to improve multisectoral programs will draw lessons from experiences around the world, including programs in three Compact2025 […]
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation hosted the first ever Goalkeepers event on September 20, highlighting progress toward the SDGs and announcing a set of “accelerators”—including The Power of Nutrition—that are catalyzing investments and innovations to achieve these goals. The event also launched the first Goalkeepers Report, an annual progress check on the SDGs. The […]
Success in ending hunger and undernutrition depends on country-owned and country-led strategies and investments. On October 4, 2017, the International Food Policy Research Institute organized two events in Dhaka, Bangladesh, bringing together stakeholders to discuss the critical poverty, hunger, and malnutrition issues that the country faces and chart a path forward to accelerate progress.
A new report from the Malabo Montpellier Panel, “Nourished: How Africa Can Build a Future Free from Hunger and Malnutrition,” reviews progress in reducing malnutrition levels in Africa. The report draws lessons from successful interventions such as breastfeeding and biofortification, and presents case studies from seven African countries that have been particularly successful in reducing […]