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…
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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.
Agriculture is vitally important to poor and vulnerable people in developing countries, the majority of whom live in rural areas and depend on the land as a source of both food and income. Unpredictable weather, unstable markets, fragile natural…
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An approach aimed at supporting smallholders can put them at an economic disadvantage, research shows.
A forum in Dhaka examines the promise and challenges of crop insurance for smallholders as a hedge against growing climate impacts.
Small scale irrigation projects yield agricultural gains—but create unanticipated problems for women farmers in Tanzania.