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Forman Lecture: Ellen Piwoz’s playbook for the future of global nutrition

Jan 23rd, 2021 • by Francesca Edralin

When Ellen Piwoz joined the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in 2007, the global nutrition field seemed to be struggling. The community “lacked a common narrative and agenda for action,” she said. It was also difficult to engage outsiders who did not understand the nutrition community’s techno-speak, and the field was also critically underfunded with a narrow donor base. 

G7 commits to lifting 500 million people out of hunger and malnutrition by 2030

Jun 8th, 2015 • by Sara Gustafson

BY: Rachel Kohhn

The G7 Summit closed this afternoon in Krün, Germany, and the leaders announced their commitment to continue and build upon a wide range of interventions for food security and nutrition. As part of a broad effort involving partner countries and international actors, the G7 aims to lift 500 million people in developing countries out of hunger and malnutrition by 2030.