Blog: Nutrition

N4G - 2 years since London, 1 year from Rio. Where do we stand?

8 June 2015

Anushree Shiroor, Policy Advocacy Officer (Nutrition), blogs on the second anniversary of Nutrition for Growth. It is June 8 th , two years since the Nutrition for Growth (N4G) summit in London where governments, development organisations and businesses came together to tackle the lifelong scourge of malnutrition. Co-hosted by the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID, the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), and the Government of Brazil, a total...

Unleashing the Power of Nutrition

17 April 2015

Steve Lewis, Head of Policy Advocacy, RESULTS UK, attended the launch of The Power of Nutrition in Washington yesterday. Here he explains why this new fund is so important. The Power of Nutrition , a major new fund for nutrition was launched in the World Bank yesterday. Driven by the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), and supported by DFID and...

Nutrition Scorecard Launch: Driving Accountability and Future Commitments

16 April 2015

Today, along with our global partners, we launch the ACTION Nutrition Donor Scorecard, an accountability tool for tracking Nutrition for Growth commitments. Until recently nutrition has been relegated to the sidelines of development planning only taking centre stage at times of acute humanitarian crises. Yet with undernutrition behind 45% of all preventable child deaths worldwide this has been a...

10 Reasons We Need to Tackle Hidden Hunger

14 April 2015

Hunger is more than just not having enough to eat. Not getting enough essential vitamins and minerals leads to micronutrient deficiencies, or ‘hidden hunger’. In an effort to make this form of undernutrition less hidden, here are ten things you might not know about micronutrient deficiencies:

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