Nutrition gets a moment at the World Food Prize as global hunger rises (Devex)

Nutrition took center stage at the 2018 World Food Prize Borlaug Dialogue at a critical time, with the number of hungry people worldwide on the rise for the first time in 10 years.

The World Food Prize, known as the “Nobel prize for food and agriculture,” was awarded last week to Lawrence Haddad and Dr. David Nabarro, both from the United Kingdom, for their work in elevating the importance of nutrition in the first 1,000 days of life. The pair was recognized with $250,000, combined, for “individual and complimentary” work to make nutrition a central point of development strategy following a global spike in food prices in 2007-2008 that made many staple foods unaffordable.

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