Global Index Shows Top Food and Beverage Companies Must Do More to Fight Malnutrition

A recent report ranks food and beverage companies’ efforts to combat obesity, undernutrition, and micronutrient deficiencies.

COVID-19 Is Not the Only Cause Behind Rising Food Insecurity

The annual State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report finds that food insecurity and malnutrition are steadily increasing despite efforts to reach zero hunger in 2030.

New Report Reveals How Food Banks Responded to COVID-19

Food banks around the world significantly adapted their services to meet increased demand for food during 2020 lockdowns, a new report finds.

Expanding Nutrition Initiatives in Lead-Up to U.N. Food Systems Summit

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is playing a key role in improving the nutrition landscape in Ethiopia.

Africa’s Farmers: Key to Solving Malnutrition

For the fifth straight year, chronic hunger increased worldwide. But supporting small-scale farmers and ecologically sound farming practices has the potential to nourish communities and the planet.

New on the Podcast: Dr. William Dietz on the Epidemic of Obesity, Venkatesh Mannar on the 2020 Global Nutrition Report

Venkatesh Mannar discusses the findings from the 2020 Global Nutrition Report. Dr. William Dietz discusses effective policies to combat the growing epidemic of obesity.

Chris Barrett Discusses the Ways Research Can Inform Agricultural Policy

Professor at Cornell University, Chris Barrett, discusses his research to help reduce poverty and malnutrition.

Understanding the Hunger Surge Caused by the COVID-19 Recession to Mitigate it Before it Is too Late

The economic recession caused by COVID-19 has severe consequences, particularly for import-dependent countries. But, minimizing outright hunger in ways that avoid food insecurity and malnutrition will reduce the long-term scars.

Non-Profit Working to Improve Global Food and Beverage Companies

One non-profit organization, Access to Nutrition Foundation (ATNF), is partnering with socially-conscious investors to tackle malnutrition and obesity by evaluating and bringing transparency to the nutritional contributions of companies such as Coca-Cola, ConAgra, Mars, Mondelez, Nestlé, and Unilever.

Cold Conundrum? Getting Nutritious Food to More People in Ethiopia

While agricultural production of fruits and vegetables has surged in recent decades, millions of Ethiopians are still not eating them. Children are hit the hardest by poor-quality diets, with millions suffering from growth-limiting stunting.