ICAN Statement of Support for World Bank Spring Meetings Spotlight on Nutrition

April 22, 2017

The International Coalition for Advocacy on Nutrition (ICAN), comprised of organizations working to improve policies and scale up investments in nutrition, commends the World Bank Group and the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development for holding the Spotlight on Nutrition event on April 22nd at the World Bank Spring Meetings. As the discussion emphasized, strong global leadership is...

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

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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Investing in nutrition: the key role of parliamentarians

January 12, 2017

From 19 to 21 December, hundreds of parliamentarians from the European Union and from the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) group of states gathered in Nairobi (Kenya) for the 32nd session of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly. On 21 December, on the side of...

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Stories of Change in Nutrition

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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