The Seeds of Prosperity Programme – making business work for nutrition, and nutrition work for business
A diverse diet – one incorporating many food types and colours of fruits and vegetables – can be the difference between poor and good health, but an estimated two billion people suffer from vitamin and mineral deficiencies globally.
GAIN part of winning bid for new five-year USAID Advancing Nutrition programme
The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is part of the consortium led by JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI) selected by USAID to improve nutrition for women and children in low- and middle-income countries around the globe.
Elevator Pitch Contest for aflatoxin control winners revealed
The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) has announced the winners of the Elevator Pitch Contest, which called for innovative ideas to remove aflatoxins from our food system.
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More milk, please?
Dairy consumption is a much debated topic among nutritionists. GAIN’s Director of Programmes Services, Saul Morris, shares his opinions.
The Marketplace Rwanda: improving environments for availability of poultry products to low income consumers
In 2018, two Innovation Accelerator Call for Proposals under the GAINs Marketplace for Nutritious Foods have been launched and distributed in Rwanda.
Youth are the Future: They are also the Present
Too often we stop at “you are the future” and of course that is true, but whether a high school student or an early career professional, these young people are the present. Dr. Lawrence Haddad shares some of his thoughts and tips with our youth on how to grow and develop ourselves personally and professionally.
Editorials & Speeches
Why I am driven to fight malnutrition
In giving his acceptance speech for the 2018 World Food Prize, GAIN Executive Director Lawrence Haddad turned to the personal experiences that shaped commitment – we offer this as an example of the personal and human character of malnutrition – its causes and the potential resources to eliminate it.
Food control systems in Kenya; the Journey of Compliance for food businesses
On 25 September 2018, the Marketplace for Nutritious Foods held the third Community of Practice convening in Nairobi under the theme, “The National food control systems for agri-food SMEs: Status, Challenges and Opportunities”.
Commercial investment in small and medium agri-food business is key to improving nutrition among the poor
New whitepaper from Harvard Kennedy School and GAIN discusses how to unlock greater commercial investment into value chains to improve access to nutritious foods.