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!
A policy brief from the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition shows that reductions in food loss and waste—particularly in high-nutrient foods—have the potential to yield substantial nutritional benefits and support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. The brief calls for addressing loss and waste of nutritious foods to be a […]
FAO’s Asia and the Pacific Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition reveals that the region is at serious risk of missing 2030 targets to end all forms of malnutrition—from hunger to obesity. Reduction in the number of hungry and malnourished people—including children—has come to a virtual standstill. Additional highlights from this week’s Compact2025 News […]