Nutrition and development

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The UN wants to educate children – it will succeed only if it feeds them first | Kevin Watkins
Millions have missed out on education during the pandemic, and school meals programmes are another Covid casualty

Kevin Watkins

25, Jul, 2022 @5:30 AM

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The US is running out of baby formula: yet more evidence that new mothers can never win | Emma Brockes
Women have breastfed for thousands of years and yet there are still those who think we can just ‘switch on’ our milk, says Guardian columnist Emma Brockes

Emma Brockes

19, May, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Millions of tonnes of dead animals: the growing scandal of fish waste
Dumped at sea, lost on land or left to rot in shops and fridges, the global catch of fish is being wasted like never before – hurting not only the oceans but the nutrition of billions of people. Can it be reversed?

Emma Bryce

09, May, 2022 @5:15 AM

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Peter Greaves obituary
Other lives: Unicef nutrition officer whose initiatives reduced infant mortality in Brazil

Neville Grant

31, Jan, 2022 @11:52 AM

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Sugary UK children’s yoghurts named and shamed by researchers
Call to ban child-friendly packaging and misleading claims to tackle childhood obesity

Rachel Hall

19, Aug, 2021 @5:01 AM

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‘We could have lost her’: Zimbabwe's children go hungry as crisis deepens
As food shortages worsen due to drought and the economic insecurity of lockdown, one in three children are malnourished

Nyasha Chingono in Harare

15, Dec, 2020 @6:30 AM

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Heart disease, cancer and diabetes among biggest killers of 2019, says WHO
Seven noncommunicable diseases caused nearly half of deaths last year, with unhealthy lifestyles and environments partly to blame

Kate Hodal

10, Dec, 2020 @7:15 AM

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'I know they aren't healthy': the energy drink craze sweeping Afghanistan
From children in Kabul to Taliban chiefs, the sweet, caffeine-heavy drinks are wildly popular, defying fears on nutrition

Stefanie Glinski in Kabul

05, Jun, 2020 @9:15 AM

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Where India’s government has failed in the pandemic, its people have stepped in
Civil society has outperformed the state in helping to feed India’s poorest. It should be seen as ally not enemy

Bharati Ramachandran

05, May, 2020 @5:30 AM

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‘They are starving’: women in India’s sex industry struggle for survival
Exclusion from government Covid-19 relief has left many reliant on private food donations, as fears raised over protection from transmission after lockdown

Reshmi Chakraborty and Hema Ramaprasad

29, Apr, 2020 @6:45 AM

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'Millions hang by a thread': extreme global hunger compounded by Covid-19
Coronavirus ‘potentially catastrophic’ for nations already suffering food insecurity caused by famine, migration and unemployment

Peter Beaumont

21, Apr, 2020 @3:01 PM

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'She can't say no': the Ugandan men demanding to be breastfed
A study is looking into the coercive practice in Uganda, amid calls for government to address the issue

Louise Hunt

28, Jan, 2020 @11:45 AM

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