The Chair of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), Catherine Bertini, today announced the appointment of two new GAIN Board members: Cherrie Atilano and Sheryl Fofaria. Board appointees serve a three-year term which will begin in June 2020 at the GAIN Board meeting in the Hague, Netherlands.
Due to guidance from the Government of Thailand, in response to the threat of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Southeast Asia, we are postponing the Micronutrient Forum 5th Global Conference and the Second Global Summit on Food Fortification to a later, as-yet-unspecified date.
GAIN and Incofin Investment Management have announced a new collaboration to take forward the newly established Nutritious Food Financing Facility (N3F) that will equip African SMEs with financing and skills to make nutritious food more available and affordable.
The Consumer Goods Forum, which brings together 400 consumer goods companies and retailers, has joined forces with the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) to encourage employers to take action on improving the nutritional outcomes for their workers and employees.
UNICEF released today its flagship report "State of the World’s Children 2019", which – for the first time in many years - focuses on children, food and nutrition. GAIN actively contributed to several sections of the report, particularly chapter 2, which looks at adolescent diets in different parts of the world.
On World Egg Day 2019, GAIN highlights the value and benefits of eggs for all. Providing a high-quality source of protein, eggs are among the most nutritious foods on earth. Their nutritional value is undeniable to people of all ages. For infant and children, eggs are among the best food sources as they contain nutrients which help brain development and physical growth.
The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is pleased to announce the launch of "A menu of actions to shape urban food environments for improved nutrition", a reference resource developed in cooperation with the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact (MUFPP) and the RUAF Global Partnership.
The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) launched today a new version of its main website and refreshed brand guidelines. The changes are designed to better communicate its work on transforming food systems to deliver better nutrition for all, especially the most vulnerable to malnutrition.
Conflict and political crises continue to dominate Afghanistan’s media profile. At the same time, there is another crisis that does not make it into the headlines. That is the silent crisis of malnutrition. This burden undermines the development efforts of all stakeholders: the government, the private sector, civil society, the UN and other development partners.
Two-thirds of all countries mandate food fortification to combat hidden hunger, yet many are not necessarily translating policy into improved nutrition, according to new data from the Global Fortification Data Exchange (GFDx). These countries may be missing an immense opportunity to improve the health of children and mothers, bolster communities, and boost national economies.