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INTRODUCTION

  • Few challenges facing the world today match the scale of malnutrition, a condition that directly affects one in three people.
  • Malnutrition and diet are by far the biggest risk factors for the global burden of disease and the economic consequences represent losses of 11% of GDP every year in Africa/ Asia.
  • Preventing malnutrition delivers $16 in returns on investments for every $1 spent.

KEY FINDINGS ON THE 2016 GLOBAL NUTRITION REPORT

  1. Malnutrition creates a cascade of individual and societal challenges – and opportunities
  2. The world is off track to reach global targets- but there is hope.
  3. Nutrition is central to the SDGs.
  4. Current commitments do not match the need.
  5. SMART commitments and targets matter.
  6. We must move beyond talk to action.
  7. Today’s data and knowledge are not sufficient to maximise investments.

2016 CALL TO ACTION

  1. Make the political choice to end all forms of malnutrition
  2. Invest more, and allocate better.
  3. Collect the right data to maximise investments.
  4. Invest in carrying out proven and evidence –informed solution- and in identifying new ones.
  5. Tackle malnutrition in all its forms.

GLOBAL NUTRITION REPORT 2015

GLOBAL NUTRITION REPORT 2016

2015 NIGERIA NUTRITION PROFILE

2015 AFRICAN COUNTRIES NUTRITION PROFILES

OPEN DATA FOR AGRICULTURE

ATLAS OF AFRICA AGRICULTURE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT