Online, 5 Oct 2015. The Global Nutrition Report 2015 is a report card on the world’s nutrition—globally, regionally, and country by country—and on efforts to improve it. It assesses countries’ progress in meeting global nutrition targets established by the World Health Assembly. It documents how well countries, aid donors, NGOs, businesses, and others are meeting the commitments they made at the major Nutrition for Growth summit in 2013. And it spells out the actions that proven effective in combating malnutrition in all its forms.

Online, 1 Oct 2015. A new version of IFPRI's groundbreaking Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI)—an innovative measurement tool that directly captures women’s empowerment and inclusion in agriculture through household interviews with women and men is here.

Online, 1 Oct 2015. Challenges to agricultural productivity in SSA, such as land tenure and reform issues, lack of capital and limited access to finance and credit, inadequate supplies of improved farming inputs, limited availability of new and innovative technologies and methods, untapped entrepreneurship skills, and limited public and private sector investment in agriculture and social infrastructure are all discussed in this Report. The significant opportunities in the agriculture sector that are available to young ‘agripreneurs’, and the progress that has been made in the sector to harness the skills and the potential of youth, are also presented in detail.

Online, 16 Sep 2015. The Report showed that all 193 countries have a serious malnutrition problem. 2 billion people experience micronutrient malnutrition, 161 million under the age of 5 are stunted, 794 million people are estimated to be calorie deficient. But it also found that the prevalence of obesity has risen with 1,9 billion obese or overweight adults and one in 12 adults worldwide suffering from Type 2 diabetes.

Online, 15 Sep 2015. The importance of livestock in developing countries is only growing. The rising demand for livestock products and the impacts of climate change push politicians and researchers to pay more attention to the needs of this sector and the people involved in the livestock value chains. The problems in the sector range from control over food-borne diseases, through climate change resilience to lack of knowledge.

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