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2012 Global hunger index

The 2012 Global Hunger Index (GHI) report—the seventh in an annual series—presents a multidimensional measure of global, regional, and national hunger. It shows that progress in reducing the proportion of hungry people in the world has been tragically…

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2011 Global Hunger Index

The 2011 Global Hunger Index (GHI) report—the sixth in an annual series—presents a multidimensional measure of global, regional, and national hunger. It shows that although the world has made some progress in reducing hunger, the proportion of hungry…

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2010 Global Hunger Index: The challenge of hunger

As the world approaches the 2015 deadline for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)—which include a goal of reducing the proportion of hungry people by half—the 2010 Global Hunger Index (GHI) offers a useful multidimensional overview of…

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2009 Global Hunger Index: the challenge of hunger

In 2009, high and volatile food prices combined with economic recession posed significant risks to poor and vulnerable households, with often dire consequences for their food security. The 2009 Global Hunger Index (GHI), the fourth in an annual series…

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Inversión en nutrición durante la primera infancia

Por mucho tiempo se ha sabido que una buena nutrición es esencial para el desarrollo físico y cognoscitivo de los niños, pero las evidencias recientes arrojan nueva luz sobre el momento óptimo de las intervenciones para mejorar la nutrición infantil y…

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The challenge of hunger

"With high food prices threatening the food security of millions of vulnerable households around the world, hunger and malnutrition are back in the headlines. The world is making only slow progress in reducing food insecurity, according to the Global…

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Investing in early childhood nutrition

"It has long been known that good nutrition is essential to children’s physical and cognitive development, but recent evidence sheds new light on the optimal timing of interventions to improve child nutrition and the long-term effects of such…

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The impact of an experimental nutritional intervention in childhood on education among Guatemalan adults

"Studies have shown that malnourished children in developing countries score lower on tests of cognitive function and fail to acquire fine motor skills at the normal rate. Do the effects of nourishment—good or bad—in early childhood linger into…

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Gender, labor, and prime-age adult mortality

This paper assesses the impact of prime-age mortality on human capital formation and labor markets by examining, first, the impact on adolescents, who may leave school in order to enter the labor market, and second, the impact on adult females who,…

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