Launching today are two reports outlining both the pathways through which nutrition and climate are connected and the current state of action on addressing these two issues. The reports will be launched at a side event co-hosted with the World Health Organization (WHO), the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), and the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) movement, along with an official reception hosted by Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.
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.
The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), a Swiss foundation launched by the United Nations, which has been working to reduce human suffering caused by malnutrition since 2002, will sign a memorandum of understanding with Benin's Ministry of Agriculture on Thursday 14 September 2023 to implement its activities. GAIN is thus inaugurating its official presence in the country.
In partnership with the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and Incofin Investment Management, the USAID Deputy Administrator Isobel Coleman and Assistant to the Administrator for the Bureau for Resilience and Food Security Dina Esposito announced the $6 million investment, in the Nutritious Foods Financing Facility (N3F).
Gallup, Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health, and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), today launched the Global Diet Quality Project’s website, dietquality.org, releasing data from 56 countries alongside ready to use tools for diet data collection and analysis.
At an event of over 80 participants, EatSafe in Ethiopia commemorated World Food Safety Day and its 2023 theme, food standards save lives.
It was just before the start of the Grand Finale of Food Frontiers 2.0, a business pitch competition sponsored by the Scaling Up Nutrition Business Network (co-convened by the World Food Programme and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)) in collaboration with GAIN’s Business Model Research project, Bangladesh Agricultural University, and the National Association of Small and Cottage Industries of Bangladesh.
New research, published today in The Lancet Planetary Health, suggests the planetary health diet does not provide enough essential vitamins and minerals to nourish the global population. This is even more evident when looking at women of reproductive age (15–49 years) who have increased iron requirements due to menstruation. The planetary health diet provides just 55% of recommended iron intakes for this population.
GAIN launches new strategy to transform food systems, so they provide the nutritious diets people need in an environmentally sustainable way. The new strategy aims to amplify the growing urgency and awareness of the importance of transforming our food systems to tackle both human development and planetary needs.
Last week, the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition’s presented its new 5-year strategy which aims to amplify the growing urgency and awareness of the importance of transforming our food systems to tackle both human development and planetary needs.