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    This blog story by IFPRI senior researcher Lawrence Haddad was originally posted on his Development Horizons blog. I have described the Global Nutrition Report as an evidence based treasure trove for influencing. You will have your own ...
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    The following post by Asma Lateef, Director of Bread for the World Institute, is a modified version of a story that originally was published on the Bread for the World Institute’s blog. IFPRI’s Global Food Policy Report (GFPR) has become an ...
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    IFPRI would like to applaud UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s leadership, with ICN2 and the Zero Hunger Challenge, in calling for a global partnership of multiple stakeholders to eliminate hunger and malnutrition. We at IFPRI congratulate FAO ...
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    The following post by IFPRI Director General Shenggen Fan was originally published on his DG Corner blog. Hunger and undernutrition are said to be causes of poverty, and these concepts are often discussed together. However, the relationship ...
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    The following post by IFPRI Director General Shenggen Fan was originally published on Humanitas Global Development’s Hunger and Undernutrition blog. Hunger and undernutrition can be eliminated by 2025. Meeting this aspirational target is an ...
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    Malnutrition affects one in two people on the planet. 165 million children under the age of five suffer from stunting, while two billion people are deficient in one or more essential micronutrients, such as vitamin A, zinc, and iron. Meanwhile, ...
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    Undernutrition is the underlying cause of death for 2.6 million pre-school children every year—one-third of all child deaths in that age group. For those who survive, poor nutrition undermines school performance and later earning capacity. And ...
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    As a country’s income level rises, undernutrition rates are expected to fall. However, for years, the mystery of South Asia’s rising income levels existing concurrently with stubbornly high levels of child undernutrition has stumped researchers. ...
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    The following story includes excerpts from two recent pieces drafted by IFPRI researchers as part of the Feeding Development campaign hosted by Devex. Why nutrition-smart agriculture matters By Howarth Bouis, Director of HarvestPlus The ...
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    In recent years, many governments, civil society organizations, research groups, and intergovernmental agencies have sought ways to scale up effective actions for better nutrition. Research suggests that such efforts are successful if all the ...
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    This blog story by IFPRI senior researcher Lawrence Haddad was originally posted on the Huffington Post. There is a public health crisis that is threatening the health and lives of men, women and children across our planet at an alarming rate, ...
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    The year 2013 saw a major step forward in global attention to nutrition. Several processes converged: the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) movement continued to drive the momentum, with 47 countries now having signed up; The Lancet released a new ...
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    Press Release International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) June 10, 2013 Washington, D.C., June 10, 2013. On June 8, the UK government granted £30 million to HarvestPlus to develop and deliver six nutritious crops to several million ...
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    This blog story by IFPRI senior researcher Lawrence Haddad was originally posted on The Guardian’s Global Development Professionals Network. Approximately 160 million children under the age of 5 are stunted. This means they are failing to grow ...
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    About one in eight people worldwide suffered from chronic hunger during the past two years, according to the United Nations. Though daunting, that ratio is an improvement over previous years. In fact, the 2013 Global Hunger Index report released ...