To end hunger and undernutrition by 2025—the goal of Compact2025—reducing food waste and loss must be part of the solution. Globally, about a third of all food are lost or wasted every year—accounting for a quarter of the calories that would have been available for human consumption. In a world where 1 in […]
Breastfeeding is a critical component of infant and young child feeding, providing protection against child morbidity and associated with enhanced human capital in adulthood. Support for breastfeeding is gaining momentum across the globe as highlighted during this year’s World Breastfeeding Week, which took place August 1 – 7. The Malawi Ministry of Health encouraged breast […]
Addressing the world’s most severe crises of food insecurity is critical to accelerating progress to end hunger and malnutrition. On July 12, an IFPRI policy roundtable on “Tackling Famine in the Twenty-First Century” explored how on-the-ground responses to famine are working and what evidence is needed to improve them. A policy brief released alongside the […]
Evidence of the cost of hunger and malnutrition is often presented to make the case for increased investment and commitment to address these serious challenges. But equally important to making this case – and perhaps less commonly cited – is evidence of the benefits of ending hunger and malnutrition. Prompted by suggestions from the Compact2025 […]
To achieve a world with no hunger, young people in rural areas play a critical role.