Grasshopper a la Mode: Nourishing Millions Podcast Series Launches

Can we really rid the world of hunger and malnutrition in under a decade? The Nourishing Millions podcast series, undertaken in partnership with the University of Michigan School of Public Health, seeks to answer this very question. The series has 11 short episodes, one released each week, that feature the latest groundbreaking thinking about nutrition >> Read more

Stories of Change Featured in Special Issue of Global Food Security

Transform Nutrition’s Stories of Change—a collection of intriguing case studies of how several developing countries made a huge impact in nutrition by undertaking nutrition and nutrition-friendly interventions and policies—have been brought together in a special issue of Global Food Security this month. The issue comprises ten papers: the six national case studies, along with other papers on quantitative >> Read more

Paper by NM authors examines progress in Nepal

A recently released paper by Nourishing Millions author Kenda Cunningham and colleagues examines what has driven progress in maternal and child nutrition in Nepal during the past two decades. As also underlined in their Nourishing Millions chapter, Nepal’s impressive successes in nutrition, most notably in reducing child stunting, can be attributed to such factors as improved >> Read more

Compact2025 curates resources, highlights lessons for accelerating nutrition improvement

Compact2025’s Knowledge and Innovation Hub features a collection of curated knowledge products—including key publications, multi-media presentations, toolkits, and more—on how to accelerate progress towards ending hunger and undernutrition. Updated regularly, these resources highlight lessons learned for improving nutrition and feature innovative thinking on how to address the challenges of hunger and undernutrition. For example, a >> Read more

2016 Integrated Nutrition Conference features NM themes

On November 14-16, Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and partners from various sectors met in Nairobi, Kenya, for the 2016 Integrated Nutrition Conference. This year’s event focused on “Responding with the Private Sector for Greater Nutrition Impact.” Participants shared tools, technologies, practices, business models, and multi-sectoral partnership strategies for improving nutritional outcomes for vulnerable populations. These >> Read more

Stories of Change Featured at Micronutrient Forum

On October 23, 2016, Transform Nutrition’s Stories of Change in Nutrition hosted a symposium at the 2016 Micronutrient Forum Global Conference in Cancun, Mexico. Panelists shared insights from Senegal, Odisha (India), and Zambia on how to address the challenge of undernutrition in different contexts. Lessons on how to foster leadership and good governance in nutrition were >> Read more

Nourishing Millions at 43rd session of Committee on World Food Security

Key lessons from Nourishing Millions were presented at a side event co-organized by IFPRI and its partners at the 43rd session of the Committee on World Food Security on October 18 in Rome. The side event, entitled “Transforming food systems for healthier diets: What will it take to achieve major acceleration in delivering healthy diets >> Read more

Judith Hodge Highlights the Importance of Infant and Young Child Feeding

We asked Judith Hodge, Independent Consultant on Global Food and Nutrition Security and Co-Editor of Nourishing Millions, to share her reflections on what works in nutrition. In this brief video interview, Judith shares her observation of the critical role that infant and young child feeding (IYCF) – and breastfeeding in particular – plays in child >> Read more

Ellen Piwoz on the Next Big Success — Breastfeeding

Guest blog post by Ellen Piwoz, Senior Program Officer and Initiative Lead in the Nutrition Division of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Nourishing Millions captures great examples of recent nutrition successes. This seems like a good week to note an area where I see significant potential for our next great success story—breastfeeding. This year’s >> Read more

Making malnutrition history – one story at a time

The following post by Edwyn Shiell, Policy and Strategy Advisor, Advocacy and Communication, Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Secretariat, was originally published on the Transform Nutrition website. On Monday 12 July, I had the privilege of moderating a panel of esteemed nutrition champions at the Brighton launch of a landmark new book: Nourishing Millions – Stories of >> Read more

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