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

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

Charlotte Dufour Explains Why Trade Matters for Nutrition

We asked Charlotte Dufour, Nutrition Policy and Programme Officer with the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, to share her reflections on how to accelerate nutrition progress. In this brief video interview, Charlotte highlights the implications of global, regional, and national trade for the nutrition of households around the world.  

US Launch of Nourishing Millions: Learning from Stories to Scale up Progress

“Turning political commitment into implementation and into impact – that is the kind of watershed moment that we are at with regard to malnutrition in most of these countries,” said Stuart Gillespie, co-editor of Nourishing Millions: Stories of Change in Nutrition, during the US launch of the book in Washington, DC on June 29, 2016. >> Read more

Stories of change in nutrition

The following post by Samantha Reddin, Communications Manager for Transform Nutrition, was originally published on the Institute of Development Studies website.   This week sees the launch of the book Nourishing Millions: Stories of Change in Nutrition which brings together the most intriguing stories about improving nutrition from the past five decades. These stories provide insight into what works in >> Read more

Nourishing Millions Book Released

Nourishing Millions: Stories of Change in Nutrition is now available! The book explores what works in nutrition, what does not, and the factors that contribute to success. Chapters highlight programs and interventions addressing immediate and underlying drivers of malnutrition as well as country experiences with nutrition improvement and the role of nutrition leaders. An eight-page >> Read more

New Resources: PowerPoint Slide Set and Classroom Discussion Questions

Nourishing Millions has developed a set of PowerPoint slides and classroom discussion questions to accompany the book. The PowerPoint provides key messages from each chapter and can be downloaded as a 100-slide set or as smaller slide sets that correspond to each chapter. The classroom discussion questions are an excellent tool for educators looking to >> Read more

Resources for communicators now available: Social media toolkit and press release

Two key communicator resources are now available in the lead up to the US launch of Nourishing Millions on June 29. The social media toolkit provides key messages from the book, links to resources, draft tweets, and posts for other social media platforms including Facebook and LinkedIn. A press release is also available for distribution. >> Read more

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