As new research sheds light on how the ‘triple burden’ of malnutrition affects children in Southeast Asia, dairy producer FrieslandCampina says it is responding with ‘better and affordable’ products that target nutritional deficiencies in these populations.
Rural poverty is the theme of this year’s World Food Day but agriculture in itself is not enough to end hunger, says the FAO – social protection is vital to protecting farmers which means industry can get involved.
The US government has launched a research initiative to investigate the link between child malnutrition and intestinal infections, with the goal of developing intervention strategies that could promote the health of children around the world.
The crusade to end world hunger has been a bitter failure. But with
the world set to sweep away a crooked food trading system, there is
a chance to get it right - if only we could revive the FAO from