A study in The Lancet Global Health uses food price and household income data of 159 countries to estimate affordability of the benchmark diets recommended in the EAT-Lancet Commission report. The conclusion is that the reference diet costs a small fraction of average incomes in high-income countries but is not affordable for the world's poor: […]
Two studies in a PLOS Medicine special issue on maternal and child health and nutrition explore the impact of interventions aimed at reducing barriers to treatment of acute malnutrition in Burkina Faso and Mali. They find that integrating preventative nutrition interventions into acute malnutrition screening increases participation in monthly screenings and providing nutrient supplements during […]
To end hunger and malnutrition faster, countries must lead the way. Compact2025 is pleased to announce its engagement with Botswana as a Focal Country committed to accelerating progress to end hunger and malnutrition. In May 2019, at the request of the Government of Botswana, members of the Compact2025 secretariat met with the Minister of Agriculture […]
We are delighted to announce that the Minister of Agriculture of Bangladesh, Muhammad Abdur Razzaque has joined the Compact2025 Leadership Council. He joins a distinguished group of champions for ending hunger and malnutrition that provide strategic guidance to Compact2025 at global and country levels. As one of four focal countries of the Compact2025 initiative, Bangladesh continues to be committed […]
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.