The notion that proper nutrition is a prerequisite for health and education is not new. Yet there is a lack of political will to reach out the 1 billion malnourished women and girls.
“When we talk about progress on health, progress on education, all of these depend of having good nutrition, Joel Spicer, president and CEO of Micronutrient Initiative, told Devex at the sidelines of at the Women Deliver Conference in Copenhagen.
Watch the above clip to learn more about the Right Start initiative, and why nutrition is a great starting point to move forward in many other development goals.
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