Rapid urbanization in low-income countries has negative consequences on the food system, which affects the physical, economic, and environmental health of these areas. The ‘Malnutrition Cocktail’ describes the convergence of hunger and obesity within these urbanized populations.
Tom Arnold is Member of the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food systems for Nutrition, and Chair of the EU Task Force Rural Africa. He is former Director General of the Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA), and former Chief Executive of Concern Worldwide.
Dr Sania Nishtar is Co-Chair of the WHO High-Level Independent Commission on Non-Communicable Diseases and Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Future of Heath and Healthcare.
Dr. Sudhvir Singh is Director of Policy at EAT. The policy team co-ordinates EAT’s programmes on cities, nutrition & non-communicable diseases and informs the strategy and content of EAT’s engagements.