More countries want to take ownership of their school meals program. But it can be a long and challenging road, as Devex learns from the experiences of countries that have transitioned.
Could multiple micronutrient supplementation help reduce risks in pregnancy? Klaus Kraemer, managing director of Sight and Life, weighs in.
In 2020, WFP is launching its 10-year strategy for school meals work. What's new and how is the current funding environment informing its future plans? The program's assistant executive director tells Devex.
As crises around the world become increasingly protracted, efforts to meet SDG 2 must figure out how to be effective at the humanitarian-development nexus and build resilience.
The McGovern-Dole Food for Education Program under the U.S. Department of Agriculture is the single largest donor for school meals globally. But as the program faces increasing scrutiny back home, its director asks the sector to provide more evidence of success.
"We don't know much about what people eat," says Lawrence Haddad, executive director at GAIN.
Data gaps and conflicting research related to diet — a major influence on climate emissions and health — remain as challenges to changing the global food system.
The Rockefeller Foundation is asking organizations from around the world to offer their visions for food systems that will deliver sustainable, nourishing diets in their local area, offering an example of how philanthropy can support scaleable ideas.
While new criticism of the EAT-Lancet diet focused on its lack of affordability for 1.6 billion of the world's poorest, researchers say that food and economic systems are to blame, not the diet.
After a 2018 progress report found most Scaling Up Nutrition Movement countries to be lagging on key indicators, the movement is taking stock and assessing how it can use its network to spur global progress on nutrition ahead of the Tokyo Nutrition for Growth Summit in 2020.
Nepal's 2015 earthquake made safe shelter a priority over nutrition and set the country on a path toward overreliance on packaged food. Now, women play a key role in improving their families' health and well-being.
As the impact of drought compounds in Honduras' dry corridor, comprehensive resilience programming aims to ensure food security and improved nutrition for communities prone to losing their crops.
Only 11 of 61 Scaling Up Nutrition Movement countries are on track to meet WHA stunting-reduction targets by 2025, according to a new report.
Three years ago, Paijit Sangchai expanded his business to sell crickets fried as snacks, or powdered for use in ramen and pasta. But is the world ready to take up insects as food to fight malnutrition?
The Philippines is looking at improving cross-government collaboration and the regulatory framework to address sub-standard nutrition outcomes in the country.
As the global hunger index reveals 43 countries with “serious” levels of hunger, U.N. agencies chart strategies to ensure healthy food for the world's population.
Fortifying rice, the world number one staple food, is on the nutrition agenda and a growing number of governments, rice companies, NGOs, donors, and U.N. agencies see the need to make rice more nutritious. DSM’s Judith Smit explains why fortifying rice is the way forward.
Farmers in Guatemala are coming to terms with a new climate reality by adopting new farming practices to maximize harvest. Devex reports from the country's Dry Corridor.
The prevalence of stunting has decreased in most countries in the Asia-Pacific, in contrast to wasting. Here are three data points from ADB's latest key indicators for the region.