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The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

Lead nutrition researcher, Lawrence Haddad, blogs on the launch of the Hunger and Nutrition Commitment Index 2014: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly. Notably, he asks where next for HANCI?  He would like to see the HANCI expand to

Global goals must fight the poor nutrition that kills 3 million children every year

Dolf te Lintelo and Nick Nisbett, research fellows at the Institute of Development Studies, call for the Global Goals to go further to tackle global malnutrition in the Guardian. They have highlighted that now the SDGs have been agreed, the

Commitment in SDGs and amongst national politicians to tackle malnutrition underwhelming

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have been agreed, however, the current focus on nutrition is insufficient. The new Hunger and Nutrition Commitment Index (HANCI) launched today, shows that government commitment to addressing hunger is rarely the same as their commitment

Is commitment to hunger reduction different from commitment to reducing undernutrition?

A new study by HANCI researchers Dolf te Lintelo and Raijith Lakshman, published this month in World Development, examines in detail the hypothesis that commitment to hunger reduction is empirically different from commitment to reducing undernutrition.  As political commitment is an essential

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