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‘Nutrition for Growth Pledges: A great start but more is needed’

June 14, 2013

“It was a fantastic achievement. For decades we have known about the devastating impacts of hunger and undernutrition, yet for the first time in history leaders from all over the world united specifically around nutrition. With the commitments made [at the Nutrition for Growth event] we now have the potential to save 1.7 million lives from now until 2020. That’s a spectacular 625 children’s lives saved each day…

While we should be pleased with what we have achieved – it was not small feat – we should not become complacent. This is just the beginning and there is still work to be done, some questions that need answering, and some areas that require a bit more fleshing out…

So my first question is… how big of a dent have we made in the nutrition financing?”

Read the full blog by me on the RESULTS UK website: http://blog.results.org.uk/2013/06/13/nutrition-for-growth-pledges-a-great-start-but-more-needed/

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