Funding for Nutrition Should Be a Marathon, Not a Sprint

June 14, 2013

"A new report from Action Against Hunger shows that investments in proven nutrition interventions are falling far short of what is needed to address global hunger and raises serious concerns about the reactive and short-term nature of funding for nutrition programmes. 'Aid for Nutrition' finds that whilst there is increased donor funding for the treatment of malnourished children in emergencies, long-term investments in nutrition-specific interventions that create sustainable solutions are a mere fraction of what is needed."