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.
Global research project conducted in seven geographically diverse countries
Distributing ID cards with basic eligibility information increased participation in Indonesia's Raskin (Rice for the Poor) program—leading the government to expand their use to other forms of social assistance.
Despite the trend toward cash transfers, many countries retain a mix of food assistance programs.
Speaker Harold Alderman, Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI (Presentation | Video) Commentators Jon Brause, Director, World Food Programme’s (WFP) Washington Liaison Office (Video) Louise Fox, Chief Economist, USAID (Video) Michal Rutkowski, Senior…
Despite the shift to distribute food aid via cash transfers, they are not a one-size-fits-all solution, a new World Bank report suggests.