It was just before the start of the Grand Finale of Food Frontiers 2.0, a business pitch competition sponsored by the Scaling Up Nutrition Business Network (co-convened by the World Food Programme and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)) in collaboration with GAIN’s Business Model Research project, Bangladesh Agricultural University, and the National Association of Small and Cottage Industries of Bangladesh.
New research, published today in The Lancet Planetary Health, suggests the planetary health diet does not provide enough essential vitamins and minerals to nourish the global population. This is even more evident when looking at women of reproductive age (15–49 years) who have increased iron requirements due to menstruation. The planetary health diet provides just 55% of recommended iron intakes for this population.
GAIN launches new strategy to transform food systems, so they provide the nutritious diets people need in an environmentally sustainable way. The new strategy aims to amplify the growing urgency and awareness of the importance of transforming our food systems to tackle both human development and planetary needs.
Last week, the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition’s presented its new 5-year strategy which aims to amplify the growing urgency and awareness of the importance of transforming our food systems to tackle both human development and planetary needs.
Animal-source foods—meat, fish, eggs, and dairy—play an important role globally in ensuring healthy and sustainable diets, according to a review published today in the Journal of Nutrition. In particular, many people suffering from undernutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia would benefit from increased consumption of nutrient dense animal-source foods.
We are delighted to announce that in the first New Year’s Honours List of King Charles III, Dr Lawrence Haddad has been made a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George for "services to International Nutrition, Food and Agriculture".
GAIN proudly congratulates the winning cities of the 2022 Milan Urban Food Policy Pact Awards. Executive Director, Lawrence Haddad was part of an international jury of experts who evaluated the urban food systems practices, submitted by cities, across six categories: Governance, Sustainable Diets and Nutrition, Social and Economic Equity, Food Production, Food Supply and Distribution and Food Waste.
After receiving 750 applications from Nigeria and Ethiopia, one winner emerged from the Grand Finale of EatSafe's Innovation Challenge.
Gallup, Harvard University, and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) have today published a new report on diet quality entitled Measuring What the World Eats.It is the first report from the Global Diet Quality Project, with data based on the Diet Quality Questionnaire (DQQ), a standard questionnaire which takes just five minutes to complete.
CARE USA and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) announced today the signing of a memorandum of understanding, establishing a global partnership to improve access to affordable healthy diets.