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Briefing Paper: Accelerated Nutrition Progress in Kenya

November 1, 2020

Exciting progress has been made against global malnutrition. In just five years, Kenya reduced its child wasting rate by 39 percent. But obstacles remain.

By Jordan Teague, senior...

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Briefing Paper: An Agenda to Accelerate Progress on Global Nutrition

October 30, 2020

Progress has been made against global malnutrition, but many obstacles remain. This paper presents a clear way forward.

Photo: Vlad Karavaev

Briefing Paper: Key Ingredients for Faster Progress on Nutrition

October 30, 2020

Good nutrition is easier to achieve in communities that have made progress in other areas, such as health, education, and economic development.

By Jordan Teague, senior international...

Conflict is a main driver of the recent increase in hunger around the world and of forced migration.

Conflict and Fragility Are Hunger Issues

December 16, 2019

Conflict is a main driver of the recent increase in hunger around the world and of forced migration. Hunger also contributes to conflict.

Better nutrition is a necessary component of a country’s capacity to achieve development goals such as economic growth and improved public health. Photo: Virginia Lamprecht / Photoshare

Briefing Paper: A Multi-Sectoral Approach to Nutrition. Assessing USAID's Progress.

May 1, 2019

Better nutrition is a necessary component of a country’s capacity to achieve development goals such as economic growth and improved public health.

Reforming our nation's criminal justice system is critical to ending hunger and poverty in the United States.  Joseph Molieri/Bread for the World.

Mass Incarceration: A Major Cause of Hunger

February 16, 2018

Mass incarceration has far-reaching effects in the United States. It poses a significant barrier to ending U.S. hunger and poverty by 2030—a goal the United States adopted in 2015. But the connection is not always...

Hunger and poverty persist around the world. Let’s pray for those who need our help the most. Photo: Joe Molieri / Bread for the World

Advancing Nutrition through Food Aid Reform

February 7, 2018

The United States has long been a global leader in responding to humanitarian emergencies. Food assistance that includes nutritious food for pregnant women and young children is both a life-and-death matter for...

Nancy Pelosi joins the 24 hour prayer vigil as an inter faith community came together to protest the GOP healthcare bill. Photo: Joe Molieri / Bread for the World

Getting to Zero Hunger by 2030: Race, Poverty, and Hunger

October 6, 2017

By Marlysa D. Gamblin and Margot Nitschke

Ending hunger in the United States is within reach, explain Marlysa Gamblin and Margot Nitschke, in...

Those who face hunger, malnutrition, and extreme poverty are increasingly likely to live in areas currently experiencing or recovering from crises. Photo by Jordan Teague / Bread for the World Institute

Mind the Gap: Nutrition to Bridge Humanitarian and Development Efforts

September 13, 2017

By Jordan Teague

Because the world has made so much progress against hunger in recent decades, those who face hunger, malnutrition, and extreme poverty are increasingly likely to live in areas currently...

How the U.S. Farm Bill Can Help End Hunger

August 28, 2017

The U.S. Farm Bill not only sets most U.S. agriculture policies, but also authorizes both federal nutrition assistance programs and humanitarian relief for hunger emergencies overseas. 

This wide scope makes...

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