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 21st International Congress of Nutrition: From Sciences to Nutrition Security will take place October 15–20 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Sessions will highlight issues including biofortification and scaling up nutrition-sensitive agricultural innovations. A session on using implementation research to improve multisectoral programs will draw lessons from experiences around the world, including programs in three Compact2025 […]
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation hosted the first ever Goalkeepers event on September 20, highlighting progress toward the SDGs and announcing a set of “accelerators”—including The Power of Nutrition—that are catalyzing investments and innovations to achieve these goals. The event also launched the first Goalkeepers Report, an annual progress check on the SDGs. The […]
A recent South-South learning event organized by IFPRI and Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand, shared lessons from Thailand’s experience fighting hunger and undernutrition with Asian and African countries including Compact2025 focal countries Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Malawi, and Rwanda.
The Compact2025 team conducted a literature review on the benefits of ending hunger and malnutrition, identifying four major areas of benefits: economic, health, social, and education.