GAIN 15th Anniversary: Working to Make Healthy & Sustainable Diets a Reality for All

Today at least one in three people on the planet are consuming nutritionally poor diets. Poor diet is a driver of malnutrition in all its forms: from undernutrition and micronutrient deficiencies to overweight and obesity. Six out of the top 11 risk factors in the global burden of disease are related to poor diet.

Working with partners, the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) wants to make healthier food choices more affordable, more accessible, and more desirable.

To celebrate our 15th Anniversary, we are organizing a panel discussion on the different interventions that have proved to be effective in reaching vulnerable people with nutritious foods and on the challenges we face in the next fifteen years – to make healthy and sustainable diets a reality for all.

This event is the culmination of a series of roundtable discussions that we are holding in all our offices across the world.

We hope to see you there!

Light refreshments and drinks will be served prior to the event (starting at 18:00).


David Nabarro

Adviser on Sustainable Development

Lawrence Haddad

Executive Director, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)

Fokko Wientjes

Program Director, FReSH Programme

Eva Monterrosa

Senior Scientific Manager, Sight and Life

Gerda Verburg

UN Coordinator of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement

Kaosar Afsana

Director of the Health, Nutrition and Population Programme , BRAC Bangladesh

Vinita Bali

Chair of the GAIN Board of Directors, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)

Ambassador Valentin Zellweger

Head of the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations

Guillaume Taylor

Member of the GAIN Board of Directors Cofounder and Managing Partner of Quadia