Untangling the Asian Enigma

Although South Asia has the highest concentration of undernutrition in the world, in the past two decades Bangladesh and Nepal have both achieved striking improvements in the nutrition of their citizens. How did they do it?

Bean Counting

Should Indians be growing and eating more pulses?






Lightening the Double Burden

Obesity and undernutrition increasingly appear among members of the same household. Is there a way to prevent this "double burden" of malnutrition?






A Bigger Toolbox

There’s more to fighting malnutrition than just nutrition programs






What’s Politics Got to Do with It?

FEATURE ARTICLE: Nutrition has long been neglected in policy circles. Advocates in developing countries are now learning how to get nutrition on the political agenda and how to take effective action.






Measuring Hunger

How many people in the world are going hungry? It’s a complicated question.

The Meat of the Issue

Large-scale meat production and consumption are harming human health and the environment in wealthy countries. But in poor countries, raising […]

Indian Enigma

It shouldn’t be like this. In India, where economic growth has boomed in recent years, more than 40 percent of […]

Meat: The Good, the Bad, and the Complicated

Changing Their Ways

IFPRI researcher Purnima Menon is studying how to change the behavior of families and policymakers so they’ll do the right thing for children’s nutrition.