Economic Growth & Development

Commemoration of the 11th Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security: Keynote address by His Excellency Jakaya Kikwete

Keynote address by His Excellency Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, former President of the Republic of Tanzania and Nutrition International board member. Check against delivery. It is a great honour to address the 11th Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security. I would like to echo the event’s rallying call: ‘Africa must feed itself. No child should
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African governments should diversify food production: H.E. Kikwete

Group of adolescent girls in Senegal

Even before COVID-19, the global burden of malnutrition was shifting to Africa, said His Excellency Jakaya Kikwete, the former President of the Republic of Tanzania and Nutrition International board member, in his keynote address during the Commemoration of the 11th Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security (ADFNS). Read More…

Bringing nutrition, food security, and governance together: Canada-supported project makes a difference in some of Senegal’s most vulnerable communities

Nutrition International KEDOUGOU Cérémonie de lancement du PINKK 12 décembre 2015

A collaboration built around an innovative, integrated and multifaceted approach to fighting malnutrition for some of Senegal’s most vulnerable communities has improved the nutrition status and food security of tens of thousands of people over the last five years. Read More…

Doing Development Differently: increasing domestic investments for nutrition

Nutrition International co-created and developed a new investment model with Kenyan counties: sub-national, performance-based matched-funding arrangements. Read More…

Nutrition International opens office in Dodoma, Tanzania

NI president Joel Spicer and PORALG minister of state open office in Dodoma

On February 7, Nutrition International officially opened its office to Dodoma, following President John Magufuli’s decision to relocate the government’s administration from Dar es Salaam. Read More…

BKMEA and Nutrition International launch initiative to improve nutrition for garment factory workers in Bangladesh

The Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA) and Nutrition International jointly launched a new initiative to improve nutrition of workers of garment factories in Bangladesh. Read More…

First-of-its-kind development impact bond launched in Cameroon to save newborn babies

A newly launched development impact bond is funding a health practice that will save and improve hundreds of newborn lives in Cameroon. Read More…

Nutrition International partners with Pakistan Medical Association to call for multi-sectoral approach to nutrition

In December 2018, Nutrition International partnered with the Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) to highlight the importance of nutrition at the 33rd PMA Biennial Medical Conference in Peshawar. For the first time, nutrition played a major role in the discussions. Conference attendees explored a multi-sectoral approach to nutrition and the impact of integrating nutrition services into existing health platforms. Read More…