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, […]
Food is the single strongest lever to optimize human health and environmental sustainability on Earth, but it currently is threatening both people and planet concludes a review by the EAT-Lancet Commission on Food, Planet, Health. The study—authored by 30 world-leading scientists from across the globe—outlines how to sustainably feed a future population of 10 billion […]
A study in Nature Sustainability finds that the greatest food security challenge in 2050 will be providing nutritious diets rather than adequate calories. Research priorities and policies should emphasize nutritional quality by increasing availability and affordability of nutrient-dense foods and improving dietary diversity. Additional highlights from this week’s Compact2025 News in Brief include: The African […]
The good news: Ending hunger and malnutrition received increased attention in key circles in 2018. The bad news: rates of undernutrition have been rising and threats from conflict and climate change have continued to grow. This week's Compact2025 News in Brief presents some policy developments, research findings, and major events we found most interesting. Thank you […]
“Accelerating the End of Hunger and Malnutrition”—the IFPRI-FAO global event—took place November 28–30 in Bangkok. This week’s Compact2025 News in Brief presents some of the highlights. The full program with exciting speaker videos and vibrant presentations is just a mouse click away!