Bringing change to a changing world
If we don’t want malnutrition to shape a grim global reality, we need to reach the world’s most vulnerable with adequate nutrition.
Almost half of child deaths globally are caused due to malnutrition. More people are hungry than ever before, with an additional 50 million people affected in 2021. Climate emergency, COVID-19, and war have disrupted food systems and supply chains, causing further damage to an already fractured and unequal food infrastructure across the world.
Average IQ according to Birth Weight
(1) A gradient relationship between low birth weight and IQ: A meta-analysis, scientific reports volume 7, article numer: 18035 (2017) (Huaiting Gu, & Lixia Wang)
Besides improving livelihoods, good nutrition is a prerequisite for nearly 50% of the SDGs set by the UN, while forming the supportive base for every single one of them. Here’s what a world without malnutrition could look like.
We make science-driven and timely investments in nutrition because it is essential to uplift vulnerable populations, break the intergenerational cycle of poverty, supercharge the demographic dividend, and advance global welfare and growth.