Researchers from the University of Goettingen and European Commission have found that the burden of global chronic hunger has more than halved since 1990. Economic growth is a major determinant that reduced the burden of hunger, but reducing the burden of hidden hunger requires additional interventions at the micro level. Additional highlights from this week’s […]
Data have never been more mainstream and accessible. At the same time, the world has never confronted as many urgent challenges to ending hunger and malnutrition–urbanization, climate change, persistent conflicts, growing inequality, and more. In many developing countries, however, the capacity to analyze complex datasets is limited, which stifles the government’s capacity to make the […]
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 […]
This is a guest blog post authored by Dr. Justin Yifu Lin. One of the central goals of every developing country is to reach high-income status. Agriculture plays a critical role in transforming economies to reach the goal, along with achieving other essential development goals like ensuring food security and improving nutrition. Therefore, in order […]
The meeting synopsis of the Compact2025 event in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia held on December 15, 2017 is now available. More information and meeting documents from the Forum can be found in the summary blog post.