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IFPRI 2014 Global Hunger Index Report

In October, IFPRI published its 2014 Global Hunger Index report, which tracks global, regional, and country progress across a composite score of three indicators:...

Healthy Food for a Healthy World: Leveraging Agriculture and Food to Improve Global Nutrition

This Chicago Council paper makes the case to American policymakers and development practitioners that they should target agricultural investments towards combatting malnutrition. Part one summarizes the rationale behind nutrition-sensitive agriculture, and part two outlines recommendations to make the sectoral links. These recommendations span policy, research, and public private partnerships...

HarvestPlus 2013 Annual Report

The HarvestPlus 2013 Annual Report discusses ‘hidden hunger,’ and how HarvestPlus is addressing vitamin and mineral deficiencies through biofortification. The report compiles program highlights by crop—iron beans and millet; vitamin A cassava, maize, and sweet potato; zinc rice and wheat—and by country of implementation—India, Rwanda, Uganda, DRC, Nigeria, Zambia, and Pakistan. Director...

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