MI and WFP discuss collaboration to reduce hunger at private sector roundtable

Today in Ottawa, Venkatesh Mannar, President of the Micronutrient Initiative (MI), and Elisabeth Rasmusson, Assistant Executive Director for Partnership and Governance Services, World Food Programme (WFP), hosted a roundtable to review how the private sector currently supports reducing global hunger and malnutrition as well as how to work more collaboratively in these efforts.

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Leading nutrition experts point way forward to save and improve millions of lives

Today in Ottawa, the Micronutrient Initiative hosted world renowned experts in nutrition to discuss Canada´s leadership role in tackling global undernutrition, with recommendations on how to deliver results faster to save and improve more lives. Chief Editor of the 2013 Lancet Series on Maternal and Child Nutrition and MI Board Member Dr. Robert Black was
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“Nutrition Champion Award” win for MI’s Banda Ndiaye

Congratulations to Banda Ndiaye, MI´s Director for the Sahel, who has been selected for a “Nutrition Champion Award”, offered jointly by the DFID-funded research consortium Transform Nutrition, in partnership with the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement. The award recognizes the ‘unsung heroes’ of global nutrition. “We at MI are very proud of Banda and
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Lancet Series on Maternal and Child Nutrition Event

September 27, 15h-17h Eastern Time The 2013 Lancet Series on Maternal and Child Nutrition – a follow up from the ground breaking work of the 2008 series – reinforces that nutrition is crucial to both individual and national development. It recognizes the work done to date and points out that the nutrition agenda remains unfinished. The Series
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MI at the International Congress of Nutrition will participate in launch of Micronutrient Forum

Strong micronutrient programs are an integral part of the effort to save and improve lives of the world´s most vulnerable. MI supports the need for the global nutrition community to come together with the best research and programs to ensure the most cost-effective and successful policies and program scale up to help save lives. We see the Micronutrient Forum filling that need in a very exciting way.

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