Nutrition needs joined-up thinking to weather food shocks
This article originally appeared on Sci.Dev.Net Newsletter. Sign up here! Nutrition needs joined-up thinking to weather food shocks By Gareth Willmer Cross-cutting strategies that tie nutrition to wider agricultural, health and social protection systems, the climate agenda and other UN sustainable development goals (SDGs) are needed to build more resilience against future shocks to food…
Zero Hunger by Shareefa Energy A mother rocks her child He sobs into her arms Hunger pangs Stomach pains Cupboards empty No goat stood outside for milk Waiting till the morning till the baker arrives 2 bread rolls with mayonnaise for breakfast 2 meals it will have to do Feeling alone, hope fading Noone…
Animal Source Food for Malnutrition Solution
In this webinar, we will share evidence on the role of animal source foods to solve undernutrition and strategies to improve the accessibility and affordability of ASF in low-income countries while minimizing the negative environmental impact of ASF production on the environment.
Child stunting and supermarkets: a positive influence?
Child stunting and supermarkets: a positive influence? Inspired by “Supermarket food purchases and child nutrition in Kenya” by Debela Diets are not only about nutrition. Multiple factors influence what people eat, and the market availability plays a crucial role. Especially in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), the food shopping options close to people’s homes…
The end of the silver bullet: A holistic approach to stunting research
The end of the silver bullet: A holistic approach to stunting research Stunting is a significant public health problem worldwide. In 2019, over 144 million children under the age of five were stunted. In 2015, WHO’s World Health Assembly set up the ambitious target of reducing the number of stunted children by 40% by…
First Annual Meeting
On the 9th and 10th of June 2020 the Hub held the first Annual Meeting. Representatives of the different workpackages and counties discussed the past year, the challenges and opportunities, and the way forward. Prof Claire Heffernan, Opening Remarks 1 in 5. That’s how many children will not reach their full potential because they…