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Senior Research Fellow
Director, CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH)
AROUND THE WORLD, more than 2 billion people are thought to be affected by an often invisible form of malnutrition: micronutrient malnutrition, commonly known as hidden hunger.1 Vitamin and mineral deficiencies—at least in mild to moderate forms—may…
As we move into the post-2015 era of the sustainable development goals (SDGs), the world faces many seemingly intractable problems. Malnutrition should not be one of them. Countries that are determined to make rapid advances in malnutrition reduction…
Nutrition is a powerful driver of sustainable development—it has the power to either propel the agenda forward or hold it back.
How should development organizations handle the double burden of malnutrition? An IFPRI discussion on the UN High Level Panel of Experts report, Nutrition and Food Systems.
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?