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Hidden Hunger

Have we Been Hooked on Micronutrients in our Search for the Solution to Stunting?

Dr. Klaus Kraemer | Posted 04.01.2016 | Science
Dr. Klaus Kraemer

Co-author Richard D. Semba, Johns Hopkins University Today, some 160 million children under five years of age don't get the food and nutrients that t...

Trends Show Where to Focus on Hidden Hunger

Dr. Klaus Kraemer | Posted 01.26.2017 | Impact
Dr. Klaus Kraemer

There is a common condition that too often prevents children from growing to their full potential. From surviving to age 5. From learning well in scho...

Hidden Hunger Is a Global Killer

Marc Van Ameringen | Posted 09.18.2016 | Impact
Marc Van Ameringen

Hidden hunger" is a new term for an age-old problem. It refers to the lack of access to micronutrients critical to proper physical and cognitive development. In the developed world, the simple practice of food fortification has integrated essential vitamins and minerals into diets invisibly, effectively and on a mass scale.

Why #FutureFortified

Marc Van Ameringen | Posted 06.24.2016 | Impact
Marc Van Ameringen

Because many of the most vulnerable people in the world rely heavily on staple foods, food fortification has the ability to reach the poor and marginalized where other interventions cannot.

The Hunger Language

Hannah Laufer-Rottman | Posted 12.17.2014 | Impact
Hannah Laufer-Rottman

A parent who doesn't feed his/her hungry child is judged harshly -- and children come to understand that being fed regularly is their birth right, their entitlement. This is not the case for those living in poverty and with food insecurity.

Why I'm Going to Live Below the Line

Marion Roche | Posted 06.25.2014 | Impact
Marion Roche

Going into these next five days, I'm not under any delusion that what I'm about to do will in any way mirror what a woman living in extreme poverty has to endure. I can also spend the next five days thinking about foods I will be able to eat again.

The New Solution That Can Save Millions From 'Hidden Hunger' Epidemic

The Huffington Post | Nader Salass | Posted 07.29.2013 | Impact

Experts assert that the international hidden hunger epidemic has not been adequately adressed by policymakers and health care leaders. Until now. ...

Eat More Greens in the New Year

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger David Kennedy, founder and director of Leaf For Life. The New Year always brings with it lots of new fad diets. And when we hear...

It Takes a Global Society to Feed a Child

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Stephan B. Tanda

When delegates convene at the World Economic Forum this week in Davos, I hope that one positive result of the food price crisis will be the recognition that we cannot succeed in a failing world.

Ending World Hunger for the Price of a Burger

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephan B. Tanda

While world coffers grew from a mere $1.35 trillion dollars in 1960 to over $60 trillion today, the number of empty stomach reached record levels. Tod...

A Market Solution to Help the World's Poor?

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephan B. Tanda

Is there a real business in helping the world's poor? According to the World Resources Institute and the International Finance Corporation, there is.

Haiti: Human foundation key to recovery

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephan B. Tanda

Haiti has rarely been a country that makes the news for the right reasons. But six months ago the whole world's attention was focused on this small C...

Are we seeing the end of 'corporate philanthropy'?

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephan B. Tanda

This week's gathering in San Francisco of the 9th Annual Global Philanthropy Forum Conference will bring together the leading voices from the NGO comm...