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In 2015, IFPRI commemorated its 40th anniversary. For the past four decades, the Institute has worked tirelessly to provide research-based policy solutions to bring an end to hunger and malnutrition.

PERUVIANS HAVE MUCH to celebrate in regards to the rapid progress the country has made in reducing malnutrition. In 2013, only 3.5 percent of children under five years of age in Peru were underweight. Even smaller proportions— 0.5 percent and 0.1…

RAPID ADVANCES IN economic development and healthcare in Brazil have contributed to significant improvements in child health and nutrition in recent decades. Brazil met Millennium Development Goal 1—halving the proportion of people whose income is…

Breakfast invitation to the media for the presentation of the publication: How is child care quality measured

As discussed in chapter 1, setting targets is one manifestation of political commitment. Countries have already made a series of commitments to attain global nutrition targets by 2025 (Panel 2.1). For maternal, infant, and young child nutrition, the…

Assess progress against global targets; make smart commitments; accelerate implementation; accelerate the contribution of the underlying drivers; finance the global targets; measure progress at the national and subnational level

To be effective, commitments to action must be implemented and enforced. The implementation of policies and interventions depends on converting political commitment to practical action. How are governments and other stakeholders doing in implementing…

Through the world health assembly (wha), countries have signed onto global nutrition targets, and as chapter 2 shows, one way to track countries’ progress is to apply these global targets to the national level. Yet targets that countries set for…

Commitment without funding represents unfulfilled good intentions. If nutrition-promoting actions are to be implemented and targets met, they need to be financed. Financing for nutrition comes from governments (domestic), from international…

On june 8, 2013, the governments of the united kingdom and brazil, and the children’s investment fund foundation (ciff) hosted a summit in London titled “Nutrition for Growth: Beating Hunger through Business and Science” (known as N4G). The objective…

El Despacho de la Primera Dama de la República de Panamá y el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo invitan al Lanzamiento del libro Los Primeros Años: El Bienestar Infantil y el Papel de las Políticas Públicas a llevarse a cabo en la Ciudad de Panamá. El objetivo es visibilizar la...

Peru modernizes management to improve universal coverage of health services, with an IDB loan of $300 million.

IDB and Calvert Foundation announce the launch of the Inter-American Opportunity Facility, groundbreaking $20 million investment partnership

The Transport Division (INETSP) and Gender & Diversity Division (SCLGDI) in partnership with the Knowledge and Learning Sector (KNL)Cordially invite you to attend the upcoming lecture Unconscious Bias in Infrastructure Sectors...

IDB is providing $50 million in support of the Government of Jamaicas efforts to help alleviate poverty.

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