Podcast Episode 2: “From the Farm to the Schoolhouse” with Catherine Bertini

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, features the latest groundbreaking thinking about nutrition from top policymakers, researchers, and practitioners. Together, the episodes tell the story of how small and large >> Read more

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

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

Nourishing Millions Making Great Progress

The Nourishing Millions project is moving ahead quickly. After a successful call for nominations and collection of additional potential case studies, the project team, together with our Advisory Committee, identified the stories that best met the project’s criteria and considerations. During the past three months, our authors have been writing the book chapters, most of >> Read more

2016 Transform Nutrition Champions

Transform Nutrition, a global research consortium led by IFPRI and co-organizer of Nourishing Millions, has announced its 2016 Transform Nutrition champions. Following a global call for nominations, Transform Nutrition identified ten champions who have had significant success in transforming thinking or action on nutrition. They will be featured in more detail in Transform Nutrition’s materials >> Read more

Nourishing Millions Advisory Committee

The Nourishing Millions Advisory Committee is comprised of policymakers, practitioners, and researchers from multiple sectors who have a passion for furthering nutrition-related issues. The Advisory Committee has provided guidance in selecting the stories highlighted in Nourishing Millions, as well as contributing their input on the project’s concept, criteria, and communication products and activities.   Alan >> Read more

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