Breastfeeding is a critical component of infant and young child feeding, providing protection against child morbidity and associated with enhanced human capital in adulthood. Support for breastfeeding is gaining momentum across the globe as highlighted during this year’s World Breastfeeding Week, which took place August 1 – 7. The Malawi Ministry of Health encouraged breast […]
At a South-South Learning Workshop, hosted by IFPRI and Mahidol University in Bangkok on June 20-21, stakeholders discussed lessons learned from Thailand’s experience in nearly eliminating hunger and undernutrition. The meeting synopsis provides an overview of the Thai experience, and summarizes roundtable and panel discussions. Key conclusions of the workshop include the importance of country-led […]
Addressing the world’s most severe crises of food insecurity is critical to accelerating progress to end hunger and malnutrition. On July 12, an IFPRI policy roundtable on “Tackling Famine in the Twenty-First Century” explored how on-the-ground responses to famine are working and what evidence is needed to improve them. A policy brief released alongside 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.
A new podcast series from Nourishing Millions features the latest thinking from policymakers, researchers, and practitioners about how to end hunger and malnutrition.