HANCI News

Watch: Al Jazeera’s report on the new Hunger and Nutrition Commitment Index

Al Jazeera’s Inside Story programme reports on IDS’s new Hunger and Nutrition Commitment Index (HANCI). Research findings from HANCI show that low income countries like Malawi and Madagascar and lower middle income Guatemala, are leading the charge against hunger and undernutrition. However,

Media coverage: Africa: Poverty No Bar to Fighting Deadly Undernutrition

Some of the world’s poorest countries, including two in sub-Saharan Africa, are showing the greatest political commitment to tackling hunger and undernutrition, while some of the most economically powerful nations are failing to make adequate effort, according to new research released on

Read Dolf te Lintelo’s guest blog about HANCI on Development Horizons

HANCI lead researcher Dolf te Lintelo has written a guest blog for Development Horizons marking the launch of the 2012 Index report. Naming, shaming and praising – Introducing HANCI As food banks rapidly become the face of food insecurity in

Media coverage: BBC World Service radio interview

BBC World Service News Day programme reports on HANCI with an interview with the Malawi Minister of Agriculture. Listen to the interview – 34.30 minutes in to programme.  

Media coverage: Emerging economies lag in commitment to tackle hunger – index

By Megan Rowling Some of the world’s large emerging economies show less political commitment to tackling hunger and inadequate nutrition than poorer states, the Institute of Development Studies said on Thursday in a report on a new index it has

Read Duncan Green’s blog about HANCI

Oxfam’s Duncan Green has written a piece about HANCI on his blog From Poverty to Power. Do hunger and malnutrition make you want to cry? Time to get your HANCI out Today sees the launch of the Hunger and Nutrition Commitment

Media coverage: Guinea-Bissau bottom in index of commitment to tackling hunger

By Mark Tran Guatemala ranks first and Guinea-Bissau last in a new index measuring political commitment to tackling hunger and undernutrition in 45 developing countries. The central American state claimed top spot in the hunger and nutrition commitment index (HANCI) through policies including ensuring access to drinking

IDS announces launch of 2012 HANCI report

NEWS RELEASE: New research shows that some of the poorest developing countries are showing the greatest political commitment to tackling hunger and undernutrition For release Thursday 11 April 2013 According to new research published by the Institute of Development Studies

HANCI 2012 Report now available

The HANCI 2012 report  is now available to download via the HANCI website. The report details new research from IDS which shows that some of the poorest developing countries are showing the greatest political commitment to tackling hunger and undernutrition. It provides in-depth

HANCI 2012 Infographic now available to download

To support the release of the 2012 Hunger and Nutrition Commitment Index we have produced a new infographic of  the Index showing the 45 index countries and their scores. The infographic also shows the hunger reduction commitment and nutrition commitment

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