The Micronutrient Forum and Cloudera have partnered together to produce an animated 7-minute short film on hidden hunger for broad audiences and, particularly, funders and decision-makers working on international development, global health and food security issues. In this film, global experts Ken Brown, Shawn Baker, and Emorn Udokesmalee highlight the devastating impacts of micronutrient deficiencies
Nutrition and Food Systems experts along with world leaders come together, in this week of World Food Day, for the Sixth Global Conference of the Micronutrient Forum, at the World Forum in the Hague, Netherlands. “Nutrition for Resilience” for people facing climate, conflict, covid, and soaring food prices is what’s at stake. The Hague, Netherlands,
Maternal nutrition plays a crucial role in the health and well-being of communities and nations. However, poor nutrition continues to rob girls and women of their full potential, preventing them from growing, learning, working, and thriving. This harmful cycle starts before birth, continues through childhood, and can be passed on through motherhood.
Nutrition resilience during crises: Strengthening systems to safeguard the nutrition of vulnerable children and women
Insights and reflections by Mduduzi Mbuya (Director of Knowledge Leadership, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, GAIN USA) ; and Deanna Olney (Director, Nutrition, Diets, and Health, International Food Policy Research Institute, IFPRI USA); Co-Chairs for Track 3 of the Micronutrient Forum’s 6th Global Conference Program Committee. This post is part of the Exclusive #N4R Previews
Large-scale food fortification (LSFF) with zinc is an underutilized strategy in countries where zinc deficiency is a public health problem. IZiNCG’s new video explains how LSFF can be a tool for reducing zinc deficiency and ensuring adequate micronutrient nutition.
Standing Together for Nutrition (ST4N) is pleased to share its 2020-2022 Impact Report: Fighting for Global Nutrition in an Era of Crises. The letter shared below is the introductory letter in the report by ST4N co-coordinators, Dr. Saskia Osendarp, Micronutrient Forum Executive Director, and Dr. Lawrence Haddad, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition Executive Director. Letter from
Mitigating the Impact of COVID-19 on Child Malnutrition in Mexico: Investing in Nutrition for a Resilient Future
By Mishel Unar-Munguía, Center for Research on Nutrition and Health, National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Mexico, and Cecilia Fabrizio, ST4N Program Lead The COVID-19 pandemic significantly impacted Mexico’s economy and food and health systems, leading to increased poverty and food insecurity, and exacerbating an already large burden of maternal and child malnutrition. A warning for