India’s government launched the National Nutrition Mission with a budget of US$1.4 billion over three years to coordinate nutrition-related interventions across ministries. The Mission aims to reduce stunting, undernutrition, anemia and low birth weight by 2 percent per year for three years. Serving as a convergence mechanism, the Mission will link numerous nutrition programs that […]
Ethiopia has made impressive progress reducing hunger and undernutrition, but “food security and nutrition are still key development issues,” said Dejene Abesha, RED&FS Secretariat
2017 saw key steps toward ending hunger and malnutrition; but there have also been setbacks. This week’s Compact2025 News in Brief presents some of the most interesting policy developments, research findings, and major events from this year. Thank you for your continued interest in and support for the Compact2025 News in Brief. Click here to […]
The SUN Movement Annual Report 2017 highlights the progress in SUN countries and achievements of SUN networks and nutrition champions, as well as the challenges that still need to be addressed. In 2016-2017, countries including Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Mauritania, Myanmar, and Nigeria reported significant declines in the number of stunted children. However, more work is […]
The meeting synopsis of the Compact2025 Forum in Lilongwe, Malawi held on October 31, 2017 is now available. More information and meeting documents from the Forum can be found in the summary blog post.