28 February 2019
MEDIA RELEASE Data visualization tool identifies opportunities to reach 2 billion affected by hidden hunger Two-thirds of all countries mandate food fortification to combat hidden hunger, yet many are not necessarily translating policy into improved nutrition, according to new data from the Global Fortification Data Exchange (GFDx). These countries may be missing an immense […]
25 February 2019
The Micronutrient Forum is delighted to announce that its Fifth Global Conference “Building New Evidence and Alliances for Improving Nutrition” will take place between 23-27 March 2020 at the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC) in Bangkok, Thailand. Food systems are at the heart of determining what people eat. Micronutrients are at the heart […]
10 December 2018
Media Release Washington D.C., December 10, 2018 – The Micronutrient Forum (the Forum) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Saskia Osendarp, as its first Executive Director. Dr. Osendarp, who holds an MSc and PhD in Nutrition from Wageningen University & Research in the Netherlands, will lead the Forum as it continues to […]
05 December 2018
MN Forum and IFPRI are pleased to announce that IFPRI has been selected to serve host the Forum’s Secretariat for the next three years.
15 November 2017
The Board of Trustees of the Micronutrient Forum invites expressions of interest from institutions that wish to consider entering into a hosting arrangement with the Forum as it embarks upon the next phase of its operations. The Forum has enjoyed a productive partnership with Nutrition International for the past six years. Notable achievements include two […]
06 October 2017
From October 15th to 20th at the Sheraton Hotel and Convention Centre in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the Micronutrient Forum is looking forward to showcasing the work of a very productive year following the close of the 2016 Global Conference in Cancun last October. Three new reports and a new data platform, collaborations with the Sackler […]
06 September 2017
Innovative online platform answers the global call for high quality, accessible food fortification data to improve life-saving policies and programs for reducing malnutrition.
01 August 2017
The Micronutrient Forum’s Steering Committee Co-Chair, and Nutrition International’s Director of Research and Evaluation, Luz María De-Regil, shares Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s recent report on maternal undernutrition in low-income settings.
01 March 2017
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: “Every year, approximately 3%–6% of infants worldwide are born with a serious birth defect. Birth defects can affect an infant regardless of birthplace, race, or ethnicity. In many countries, birth defects are among the leading causes of death for infants and young children. Those who […]
13 February 2017
The Micronutrient Forum has commissioned a report to provide insights into the state of the world of food fortification. The primary purpose of this report is to provide an objective overview, with emphasis on shining a light on research gaps and challenges in the scaling-up of staple food fortification, especially in the low-and middle-income country […]