The past decade has seen unprecedented attention going to undernutrition, and drastically reducing child stunting has become a global development objective. The focus on linear growth retardation and stunting led to successful advocacy for nutrition but also revealed confusion and misunderstanding about the meaning of these terms among researchers, donors, and agencies active in nutrition. […]
Bringing evidence to nutrition decisionmakers in Ethiopia: NIPN policy and research seminars
For research to inform decisions, evidence must reach decisionmakers. In Ethiopia, the National Information Platform for Nutrition (NIPN) promotes outreach of nutrition-related research findings by organizing topical Nutrition Research and Policy Seminars. These outreach activities are key opportunities to disseminate existing high-level research findings and to promote increased nutrition knowledge among programmatic, policy, and donor decision […]
Compact2025 News in Brief: Special Issue from IFPRI-FAO Bangkok Conference
“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!
Resilient agriculture to accelerate progress: Compact2025 Forum in Ethiopia
This post has been updated with a meeting synopsis. See below for more meeting documentation. 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
Stakeholders Convene to Accelerate Progress in Bangladesh
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.