What is Nutrition for Growth?
Everyone, everywhere needs good nutrition to live a healthy, productive life.
Nutrition for Growth (N4G) is a global effort to bring together country governments, donors and philanthropies, businesses, NGOs and beyond. The Nutrition for Growth Year of Action is a rare opportunity to accelerate progress on malnutrition, beginning with a successful virtual launch hosted by the Governments of Canada and Bangladesh in December 2020. Key events throughout the year will focus on mobilizing new policy and financial commitments to help reverse the impacts of COVID-19 and position nutrition as an essential development priority. This series of pledging moments has the potential to transform the way the world tackles the global challenge of malnutrition, culminating in the Nutrition for Growth Summit in Japan in December 2021. It is time for partners to unlock the power of good nutrition by:
- Adopting stronger, evidence-based nutrition policies at global, regional, and country levels
- Pledging to increase financing for proven nutrition-specific and nutrition-sensitive interventions
- Committing to align and harmonize actions across sectors and stakeholders
Together, we can ensure individuals and families have the nutrition they need to live healthy and productive lives and that countries have the human capital they need to fuel health, social, and economic development in the final decade of the SDGs.
Year of Action Launch Event
Make a Commitment
N4G Summit 2021
Tokyo | December 7-8, 2021
The flagship N4G Summit was hosted by the Government of Japan on December 7-8, 2021. The event convened a cross-section of stakeholders to announce final financial and policy commitments and chart the path toward 2030 with concrete recommendations to the global community.