Across developing countries, women play an important role both as producers of major food crops and in improving household nutrition. This research paper aims to assess the effect of improving women's empowerment on the nutritional status of children in rural Burkina Faso.

One of the hallmarks of India’s G20 presidency is inclusion of African Union (AU) as a permanent member of G20. The group may now be called G21. By bringing in AU in G21, India has ensured that the voice of Global South is put firmly upfront. AU comprises of 55 countries and 1.4 billion people on this planet.

The Social Protection Pathways to Nutrition study is a partnership between the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the World Food Programme (WFP).

This report analyses trends in sale of ultra-processed foods and provides evidence-based recommendations to frame policies for creating a conducive environment for healthy eating in India through sustainable food systems and access to affordable healthy diet.

This is the first of two rapid assessment reports focusing on severely affected crisis contexts in sub-Saharan Africa. It provides a rapid assessment of crisis-affected populations in Somalia, South Sudan and Mali, to inform and bolster Action Against Hunger's humanitarian programming and interventions.

Over 122 million more people are facing hunger in the world since 2019 due to the pandemic and repeated weather shocks and conflicts, including the war in Ukraine, according to this latest report published jointly by five UN specialized agencies.

The High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE-FSN) of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) launched its flagship report on “Reducing inequalities for food security and nutrition”.

This synthesis report presents an updated analysis of the social protection landscape in Asia and the Pacific and identifies priorities for enhancing both food security and nutrition and improving responses to risks and shocks.

Agricultural and food policies are increasingly asked to do more to improve the dietary quality of populations in lower and middle income countries (LMICs), especially severely malnourished rural populations. However, the appropriate strategy for improving diet quality remains an open question.

Overweight and obesity rates across low- and middle-income countries have approached levels found in high-income countries. While overweight and obesity are more prevalent in urban areas, they are also on the rise in rural areas. Little research has been conducted on the effects of food systems on overweight and obesity.

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