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
Success in ending hunger and undernutrition depends on country-owned and country-led strategies and investments. On October 4, 2017, the International Food Policy Research Institute organized two events in Dhaka, Bangladesh, bringing together stakeholders to discuss the critical poverty, hunger, and malnutrition issues that the country faces and chart a path forward to accelerate progress.
This post has been updated with a meeting synopsis. Thailand made remarkable progress in nearly eliminating hunger and undernutrition in their country. To share the lessons from their experience with a broad range of stakeholders from Africa and Asia—including those from Compact2025 focal countries Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Malawi, and Rwanda—the International Food Policy Research Institute and […]
On April 22, the World Bank and Department for International Development, United Kingdom (DFID) hosted “Spotlight on Nutrition: Unlocking Human Potential and Economic Growth,” a panel discussion highlighting how investments in nutrition can yield enormous economic and human capital returns. Nutrition is essential to the development of children and enables them to be healthy, productive […]
The Compact2025 Leadership Council and Technical Advisory Committee review progress and discuss next steps for 2017.