Nutrition for Growth in 2017 – Where do we go from here?

N4G Admin / February 24, 2017

In April 2016, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 2016-2025 the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition. The Decade is a tool for all actors to set, track and achieve commitments to end all forms of malnutrition worldwide. Nutrition for Growth is kicking-off the Decade of Action by mobilizing new, specific and measurable commitments geared towards realizing the...

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Stories of Change in Nutrition

N4G Admin / October 19, 2016

By Jessica Meeker, Nutrition Convenor at the Institute for Development Studies. Whilst nutrition remains a pertinent global issue, some countries are making gains in reducing the burden of undernutrition. There are many well documented approaches and frameworks, guiding national decision makers and practitioners to improve policies and programmes, but often it is the stories...

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New scorecard shows mixed picture on national nutrition targets

N4G Admin / September 22, 2016

By Ben Hobbs, Generation Nutrition Campaign Manager,and Christelle Hure, Action Against Hunger On the occasion of the UN General Assembly and a side event on the Decade of Actionon Nutrition, Generation Nutrition is launching a scorecard that looks athow well 50 ‘high-burden’ countries are doing in setting national nutrition targets and reaching...

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Think creatively to end malnutrition

N4G Admin / September 14, 2016

Leadership involves many tough choices. After hearing a number of perspectives on many issues, leaders must manage disagreements, seek compromise, and make choices about whether or not to take action. Fortunately, support for nutrition is not one of those hard decisions. In May of this year, I was proud to stand alongside African Development Bank...

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Highlights from the N4G Rio event

nfg_admin / August 29, 2016

On the eve of the Olympic Games, Margaret Chan, Director General of WHO; Panel Member José Graziano da Silva, Director General of FAO; Brazilian Health Minister Ricardo Barros and renowned athletes including Kenyan track star,Tegla Loroupe, gathered in Rio to call for an end to malnutrition by 2030. Thursday 4th August, Rio de Janeiro...

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