The head of the African Development Bank, Dr. Akin Adesina, has told the Scaling Up Nutrition conference that it is unacceptable that over 300 million children suffer from extreme hunger, when the world produces a surplus of food. He says malnutrition costs Africa over US$25 billion every year - and that those losses must stop 'now'.
Better-Fed Africa Will Be More Prosperous - African Development Bank's Adesina
African Development Bank, 7 November 2017
Remarks by Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of the African Development Bank at the Opening Ceremony and Launch of the Global Nutrition Report - 2017 Scaling Up Nutrition Global… Read more »
The Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Global Gathering took place in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire on Tuesday, 7th November 2017 at the Conference Centre, Sofitel Hotel Ivoire in Abidjan. SUN Movement members came together to share their inspirational progress and encourage global collaboration in the fight against malnutrition.
A better nourished world is a better world. Yet the 2017 Global Nutrition Report shows that, despite the significant steps the world has taken towards ... see more »
A well-nourished child is 30 percent more likely than a malnourished one to escape poverty when they grow up to be an adult. Policymakers, experts and civil society partners at Read more »
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