Hidden Hunger

Tackling Obesity and Hidden Hunger: How Industry Can Step Up

Dr. Manfred Eggersdorfer | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Manfred Eggersdorfer

Cancer. Stroke. Heart disease. Diabetes. These and other noncommunicable diseases are becoming leading causes of death and disease worldwide. And nutrition plays a significant role.

Tackling Obesity and Hidden Hunger: How Industry Can Step Up

Manfred Eggersdorfer | Posted 08.03.2014 | UK
Manfred Eggersdorfer

A new report from UK think tank the Overseas Development Institute shows that globally, one in three adults was overweight or obese in 2008, an increase of 23% since 1980. In the developing world, the number of overweight or obese adults more than tripled from 250million to 904million.

The Road to Good Nutrition Is One We Must Walk Together

Dr. Manfred Eggersdorfer | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Dr. Manfred Eggersdorfer

What does it mean at the village level when researchers, business, UN agencies, civil society and other sectors collaborate to reduce micronutrient deficiency? It means fewer children falling sick. Fewer adults too fatigued to work. Fewer mothers dying in childbirth.

Poor Families 'Worry About Feeding Children In School Holidays'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK

One-in-five parents in Britain skips meals in order to feed their children, with many relying so heavily on schools and charities to feed their childr...

Why Davos Can Nourish Conversations, Partnerships... and People Too

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 27.03.2013 | UK Politics
Stephan B. Tanda

It is high time we consigned the disturbing numbers of people who are malnourished to yesteryear and instead looked forward toward a brighter future where these problems are defeated thanks to effective, and relentless, public-private partnerships (PPPs).

Rice Fortification: The 'Game Changer' in Helping Solve Malnutrition and Poverty?

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Stephan B. Tanda

During November, Poverty Week will see over 70 national broadcasters run a series of films on the theme of "Why Poverty?" The event is designed to trigger a broader debate about the causes of poverty and what can and should be done to counter it.