A4NH congratulates IFPRI on 40 years

This year, A4NH’s lead center, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), celebrates an exciting milestone: 40 years of research towards reducing poverty and ending hunger and malnutrition.

Once stunted always stunted? What’s up with catch-up growth?

Poor nutrition can cause young children to become stunted, that is, to be too short for their age. In fact, an estimated 159 million children under five worldwide are stunted due to chronic malnutrition. Linear growth retardation, resulting in stunting, begins in utero and continues into infancy and early childhood. A question that has puzzled >> Read more

Global Nutrition Report 2015 now available

With one in three people malnourished worldwide, nutrition is a powerful driver of sustainable development—it has the power to either propel the agenda forward or hold it back. Malnutrition takes many forms: children whose growth is stunted, people who don’t get enough vitamins and minerals for a healthy life, or adults who are overweight and obese. It is >> Read more

Open call: Nominations for nutrition success stories

Today, IFPRI announced an open call to nominate nutrition success stories for a new initiative on “Nourishing Millions: Stories of Change in Nutrition.” Political commitment to address undernutrition has grown significantly, and translating these commitments into action has become a leading priority. Lessons on how to improve nutrition in real world contexts are much needed. The Nourishing >> Read more