The estimated societal costs of non-communicable chronic diseases caused by unhealthy diets, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, are now greater than those due to undernutrition in most regions of the world. Furthermore, according to a study…
Good nutrition in the earliest stages of life directly influences children’s future nutrition and development as they grow into healthy adults. Research has contributed to a set of guiding principles on the best infant and young child complementary…
The 2016 Global Nutrition Report (GNR), released today in Washington, DC, provides an independent and annual review of the state of the world’s nutrition.
On June 15-16, 2016, the European Commission (EC) will host the 10th European Development Days to bring the development community together to share ideas and experiences aimed at addressing the world’s most pressing challenges.
The G20 Agriculture Ministers met in Xi’an on June 3 to discuss the ways in which the members can promote food security, nutrition, sustainable agricultural growth and rural development worldwide.
Globally, 25% of children under 5 are stunted. In South Asia, the burden increases to 38% of children under 5, which is about 40% of the global burden of stunting. Why is South Asia home to the largest number of stunted children worldwide?
IFPRI Senior Research Fellow summarizes key findings from the first phase of the Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project and their implications for agricultural research and development.
Every mother knows what is best for her child—especially when it comes to putting the most nutritious food on the table. At HarvestPlus, we are working hard to help mothers around the world feed their children the most nutritious food possible through…
Can microfinance institutions increase health insurance coverage among the poor? New research presents results from field experiment in Tanzania.
All over the world, people are paying attention to the transformative role of women’s groups. Women, when organized in groups, have been able to achieve change within their communities, households, and themselves.