Malnutrition Archives - State of the Planet

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What’s Needed for a Sustainable, Equitable and Healthy Food System?

A report integrates the environmental, health, and social impacts of agriculture into one framework to help us make informed decisions about food.

by |February 7, 2019

Global Nutrition Report Highlights Role of Climate

Climate change is complicating global efforts to end malnutrition. Even small and seasonal fluctuations in climate can have big impacts on food availability.

by |September 15, 2015

India is booming – so why are nearly half of its children malnourished? (Part 2)

About one third of the world’s malnourished children live in India. What is the country doing about its nutrition challenges, and is there a way forward?

by |March 24, 2011

India is booming – so why are nearly half of its children malnourished? (Part 1)

India has more hungry people than anywhere in the world, and remains an enigma in global nutrition. How can a country have shining economic growth and strong agricultural productivity, without commensurate reductions in hunger and malnutrition?

by |March 24, 2011
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A Community-based Approach to Combating Malnutrition: What It Looks Like and How to Evaluate It

In a world of increasing rates of obesity, it is sometimes hard to remember that another type of malnutrition—undernutrition—remains a major contributor to mortality. Although all ages may be affected by malnutrition, children are most vulnerable to death and long-term disabilities caused by this disease. As such, treating and preventing undernutrition in children contribute to… read more

by |March 11, 2011