An article in Nature maps estimates of child growth failure indicators—stunting, wasting, and undernutrition—from 2000 to 2017 across 105 low- and middle-income countries at various administrative levels. There were remarkable declines over the study period, but many countries remain far from the ambitious WHO 2025 Global Nutrition Targets. Additional highlights from this week’s Compact2025 News […]
An article in The Journal of Nutrition assesses the relative caloric prices for different food categories across 176 countries and finds that prices vary systematically across countries and partially explain international differences in the prevalences of undernutrition and overweight adults. In an IFPRI blog post, the paper’s authors—IFPRI Senior Research Fellows Derek Headey and Harold […]
This is a guest blog post authored by Dr. Justin Yifu Lin. One of the central goals of every developing country is to reach high-income status. Agriculture plays a critical role in transforming economies to reach the goal, along with achieving other essential development goals like ensuring food security and improving nutrition. Therefore, in order […]
“Building resilience is no longer a talk show, it is a matter of action,” urged Right Honourable Dr. Saulos Klaus Chilima, Vice President of the Republic of Malawi
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.