News and spotlights

November 2, 2023
Nutrition Connect was launched on 29 May 2019 with the aim of creating a knowledge mobilisation platform to bring together evidenc
September 13, 2023
At the recently concluded Africa Food Systems Forum held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in partnership with the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition
September 13, 2023
The Southern Africa Food Systems Transformation Alliance, convened by IDH and 
June 14, 2023
Amid escalating challenges driving a poverty t
February 17, 2023
Achieving food and nutrition security is a key priority in India.
November 14, 2022
The 'Initiative on Climate Action and Nutrition (I-CAN)' was been launched at COP27 to address the two priorities of climate and nutrition in an in
July 21, 2022
Opportunity for women policymakers in Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda !
June 30, 2022
GAIN with support and on behalf of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs seeks services of an evaluation agency(ies)/evaluators to complete end-of-
June 6, 2022
GAIN invites Expressions Of Interest from competent firms & individuals to offer technical assistance to support selected investee SMEs under i
May 23, 2022
GAIN’s mission is to advance nutrition outcomes by improving the consumption of nutritious and safe food for all people, especially the most vulner
April 27, 2022
Brought to you by Growth for Growth, an integrated agency network of technical assistance hubs, this
February 10, 2022
Application and registration is now open for the Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) and MENA Scholarship Programme (MSP).
February 9, 2022
From February 9 to 11, the French town of Brest is hosting the One Ocean Summit, the first international su
January 20, 2022
The newly implemented tax, an excise duty of N10 per liter ($0.02 USD/liter) imposed on all non-alcoholic and sweetened beverages, comes at a key m
January 14, 2022
The data for the World Food Map, supported by the Rockefeller Foundation, comes from The Global Diet Q
January 5, 2022
This light read from Bayer highlights some of the innovative approaches to agriculture that they have launched to support farmers around the world.
November 10, 2021
On November 9, UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) attendees in Glasgow heard food system experts discuss the importance of breaking silos and ele
November 2, 2021
On 1 November 2021, The Power of Nutrition announced a partnership with the Eleanor Crook Foundation, The END Fund, and Rotary International to fun
October 28, 2021
This open letter from youth and youth advocates represents an urgent call to leaders at COP26 to address the impacts of food systems on human and p
October 26, 2021
To help inform this year’s audit, we invite you to please complete this brief survey:
October 21, 2021
As the UN secretary general’s special envoy, Dr. Kalibata provided key guidance and leadership at the summit, which was held on September 23. Dr.
October 15, 2021
This piece from Food Tank is by Jocelyn Brown Hall, Director of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Liaison Office fo
October 8, 2021
This year has taught us that the challenges we face across our food systems are deeply interconnected – the climate crisis, natur
September 27, 2021
This article from Teresa Welsh at Devex provides helpful highlights from the UN Food Systems Summit that took place on 23 September, with leaders u
September 24, 2021
This press release from the United Nations highlights some of the multi-stakeholders’ 
September 21, 2021
The World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA) released its findings on 350 companies with a disproportionate impact on the global food sy
September 17, 2021
The UN Food Systems Summit has brought together actors from all over the world from all parts of the food systems.
September 13, 2021
This piece from The Conversation highlights concerns about how big business tactics may jeopardise public health and nutrition.
September 2, 2021
Because of the reach, expertise and influence of food businesses, they have the responsibility and a unique opportunity to improve their impacts on
August 5, 2021
Last week, more than 500 in-person delegates and over 20,000 virtual delegates from 190 countries gathered for the Pre-Summit to discuss how they w
July 30, 2021
This piece from the Access to Nutrition Initiative (ATNI) discusses the
July 27, 2021
Mobilising public and private investments to drive food systems transformation and prioritising game-changing solutions should lay on collective ac
July 21, 2021
This blog on SDG2 Advocacy Hub highlights the importance of tracking business commitments for nutrition at three upcoming global summits: United Na
July 5, 2021
This article from the Washington Post explores the context and breadth of current global inflation of food items. Staple food items like jollof ric
June 30, 2021
This article from the Guardian explains the UK government's new proposal to limit junk food advertising on platforms from Facebook to Google to loc
June 25, 2021
The Demand Generation Alliance (DGA) has been established with a single vision: to make nutritious and sustainable food the preferred consumer choi
June 4, 2021
The project, “People-centered Food Systems: Fostering Human Rights-based Approaches,” aims to characterize constraints globally and within
June 4, 2021
This article from the BBC looks at the changes in the UN Food and Agriculture Organization's (FAO)'s food price index which tracks prices around th
June 3, 2021
Based on a presentation to Nestlé executives and seen by the Financial Ti
May 26, 2021
In this blog for the International Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Carin Smaller (Director, Agriculture, Trade & Investment of the Internati
May 5, 2021
The review will be an independent, assessment of Nutrition Connect to:
April 7, 2021
The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is issuing this Request for Proposal (RFP) and will be the administ
April 2, 2021
This article from FoodNavigator, with input from the lead author of a recent report, "
April 1, 2021
In this piece, Juliana Jaramillo, Global Lead Sustainable Agriculture for the Rainforest Alliance calls for all stakeholders to take action to main
March 23, 2021
This article highlights some of the successes of GAIN Mozambique, and what they have been able to accomplish by engaging in alliances with governme
March 10, 2021
In her response to criticism that the UN Food Systems Summit disproportionately focuses on market-based and big-business solutions to challenges in
March 4, 2021
Despite efforts to make the 2021 Food Systems Summit a "peoples' summit", there have been concerns that leadership focus on market-based solutions
March 1, 2021
Food for All Ghana School Feeding Program rebranded as the “LunchBox School Feeding Initiative” empowers vulnerable and food-insecure chil
February 22, 2021
The GAIN Nordic Partnership is a multi-sector platform which aims to facilitate scalable and inclusive business models that enhance the nutritional
February 11, 2021
“Snacking is a growing trend around the world and India is no exception. Consumers are increasingly eating snacks instead of meals.
February 10, 2021
The resolution, coordinated by responsible investment NGO ShareAction, is being co-filed by seve
December 17, 2020
The Nutrition for Growth Year of Action was formally launched earlier this week, virtually bringing together world leaders and the nutrition commun
December 2, 2020
The Consumer Goods Forum’s Collaboration for Healthier
November 16, 2020
The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is engaging public-private sector actors in Ethiopian urban and peri-urban areas to widen access
November 10, 2020
Though this proposal is still in a conceptual stage, it is aimed at improving citizen health, especially as COVID-19 has highlighted increased risk
November 10, 2020
"Author Benjamin Lorr spent five years looking into that as he studied all aspects of American supermarkets — from the suppliers,
November 6, 2020
This blog from the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) sets out the goals of the Nutrition for Growth (N4G)  and Food Systems Summits sch
November 5, 2020
The Healthy Diets for Tea Communities programme is co-funded by Unilever, Taylors of Harrogate, the Republic of Tea, Bigelow, Reginald Ames, JDE, W
October 19, 2020
This opinion piece in Aljazeera is from Allison Oman Lawi, Acting Director of Nutrition for the World Food Programme (WFP), and Penjani Mkambula, H
October 16, 2020
Although reducing food waste and improving distribution are only part of the transformational changes need to realign food systems so everyone has
October 9, 2020
This article from Paul Newnham of the SDG2 Advocacy Hub sheds light on an innovative initiative - The Chefs Manifesto - and how chefs across the gl
October 8, 2020
This article in the Guardian provides a good snapshot of the recent findings from a Public Health England showing results from the third year of PH
October 6, 2020
This Business Fights Poverty piece is from Laurene Aubert, Global Partnership Manager at the SUN Business Network (SBN) and N4G Lead for Global All
September 25, 2020
This story from Unilever discusses the work of the Seeds of Prosperity programme in India, Kenya and Tanzania, which has reached more than 300,000
September 22, 2020
This article in Forbes speaks to the work of Feed a Billion, which works to address both economic vulnerability and food insecurity, particularly b
September 18, 2020
The National Cool Logistics Network is a joint project between the governments of Ethiopia, Dijibouti and the Netherlands and involves local busine
September 16, 2020
The initial leaders of the action tracks represent actors from across society including farmers, scientists, and youth leaders, as well as represen
August 25, 2020
This story from Food Tank looks at the Regenerative Organic Alliance (ROA) and their efforts to go beyond organic, and rebuild ecosystems to improv
August 13, 2020
Organised by the SUN Business Network, 21 finalists were selected through a rigorous series of nation
August 13, 2020
In this blog from the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), Azmain and Chowdhury - two adolescents in Bangladesh - share how the
August 11, 2020
This article sets out some of the key points from a recent academic paper that explores the link between income levels and obesity rates.