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The SecureNutrition Q&A series aims to provide accessible insight into key technical points of World Bank research related to nutrition-sensitive interventions. Authors participate in a structured interview that surfaces the operational and policy implications of their work, then collaborate with SecureNutrition on a summary blog that is targeted towards practitioners. Overview This study is...
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The June issue of the journal Food Security featured a special section: Strengthening the links between nutrition and health outcomes and agricultural research. This special section advances the boundaries of the field of agri-health research. Much of the conversation on evidence to date has focused on production and consumption within farming households. This set of papers advances a broader...
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​​Dolf te Lintelo, a researcher with IDS, answers questions on his work with the Hunger and Nutrition Commitment Index (HANCI), with an eye towards the SDGs.  Can you describe briefly for our readers how the HANCI works? Over the last few years, the Hunger and Nutrition Commitment Index (HANCI), at the Institute of Development Studies, has devised new ways of assessing the political commitment of...
Almost half of the world’s population lives each day on the equivalent of just a few dollars. In 2010, 1.2 billion people tried to feed and clothe their families, put roofs over their heads and pay for healthcare and other essential services with less than $1.25 a day. About 3 billion people lived on less than $4 a day. That’s why at the World Bank, our goals are as enormous as the challenges...
Günter Hemrich is a Senior Strategy and Planning Officer with the FAO. The views expressed in this contribution are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of FAO.   ​Raising global attention on how to address malnutrition in all its forms was the key objective of the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), jointly organized by the Food and...

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