The health gains achieved through economic development over the last five decades could be reversed by 2050 due to the consequences of climate change according to a new report by the Lancet Commission on the Global Syndemic of Obesity, Undernutrition, and Climate Change. The report urges for a radical rethinking of business models, food systems, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Nearly all African countries improved levels of child nutrition between 2000 and 2015 but disparities persist across and within countries according to researchers from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation—at current rates, no country will meet the Sustainable Development Goal target to end malnutrition by 2030. Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary-General, responded to the […]
To achieve a world with no hunger, young people in rural areas play a critical role.