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South Sudan heads towards famine

The Guardian | “Urgent need for peace ignored as another deadline for a deal passes and splinter groups of rebels threaten to spread conflict” South Read More

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Acute-on-chronic food insecurity in Guatemala

  The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) released a report this week predicting a food security crisis in Central America in early 2015 due Read More

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Child malnutrition, growth, and development in global health – An interview with Dr. Barry Bogin

Barry Bogin is a professor of biological anthropology at Loughborough University, U.K. He also is an investigator for The Maya Project, a blend of art and academic Read More

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South Sudan heads towards famine

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The Guardian | “Urgent need for peace ignored as another deadline for a deal passes and splinter groups of rebels threaten to spread conflict” South Read More


Acute-on-chronic food insecurity in Guatemala

Photo by Rob Tinworth

  The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) released a report this week predicting a food security crisis in Central America in early 2015 due Read More


Child malnutrition, growth, and development in global health – An interview with Dr. Barry Bogin

Most of the women here don't speak Spanish

Barry Bogin is a professor of biological anthropology at Loughborough University, U.K. He also is an investigator for The Maya Project, a blend of art and academic Read More


Sahel hunger crisis

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Mark Anderson | The Guardian | July 31 – “Refugees and patchy rains trigger new Sahel hunger crisis.  UN asks for $100m as conflicts drive Read More


South Sudan Needs Help to Avoid Collapse | allAfrica.com

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allAfrica.com: Juba — South Sudan’s government admitted on Monday that it needs international assistance to avoid collapse in the coming months triggered by the outbreak Read More


Mind the gap: why UN development goals must tackle economic inequality

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By Faiza Shaheen This month we have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to force our governments to face up to an uncomfortable reality – that promises ofsustainable Read More


Hospitals and Maternal Death in Tanzania – Guest Post by Adrienne Strong

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 Adrienne is a PhD candidate in sociocultural anthropology at Washington University in St. Louis. She has been traveling to and conducting research in Tanzania since Read More


Child Nutrition – After the First 1000 Days

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I’m certain that all readers on the site have heard of the Thousand Days concept. This is the notion that children are especially vulnerable to Read More


Packed with nutrients, but how does it taste?

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Guest contributor Kate Bagshaw is a member of our staff in the Mekong region of Vietnam, Cambodia, and Myanmar. Early one recent Saturday morning, a group of volunteers gathered near the busy 56 Wards Market in Yangon, Myanmar, to conduct … Continue reading » ; ; ; ;Related StoriesAn overview of PATH in 5 short videosWhy do girls need sanitary pads to stay in school?Sophy Mabasa: a passionate advocate for the power of breast milk ;


US food aid U-turn could put 2m people in jeopardy

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  Read the full article from Guardian Development Network here: US Food Aid U-Turn Could Put 2 Million People in Jeopardy  


Economic growth and early childhood undernutrition: evidence from 36 LMIC

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“Economic growth is widely regarded as a necessary, and often sufficient, condition for the improvement of population health. We aimed to assess whether macroeconomic growth Read More


Can countries develop without suffering epidemic obesity?

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Much has been made of the obesity epidemic in the United States – and, importantly so: more than a third of Americans are obese and Read More


“Fetishism” and Humanitarian Aid – an Interview

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I recently ran across a fascinating article in the Third World Quarterly, The fetishism of humanitarian objects and the management of malnutrition in emergencies. The Read More


Sustainability, Food and Nutrition Security, and the Post-2015 Development Goals

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