As we address pandemic-related food security in the region, this is a good time to revisit important lessons learned from the South Asia Food and Nutrition Security Initiative.

Cecile Fruman, Yinan Zhang |

Malnutrition is a major public health issue in India. It affects children’s chances of survival, increases their susceptibility to illness, reduces their ability to learn, and makes them less…

Suresh Kunhi Mohammed, Abeyah Alomair |

India's POSHAN Abhiyaan aims to reduce stunting in children below six years of age to 25% by 2022 and decrease the incidence of low birth weight among babies. It also aims to lower the rates…

Mohini Kak, Deepika Chaudhery |

Around 40 percent of the world’s stunted children live in South Asia, yet public policy and financing to address it has been insufficient. SAFANSI held a knowledge-sharing event on stunting where…

Hera Diani |

As heatwaves intensify, life for many South Asians will change. While this change may not be fully reversible, with appropriate policy and action, it can be managed to ease its impact.

Muthukumara Mani, Gulrez Shah Azhar |

Malnutrition is rampant in rural India and a leading cause of child mortality. In 2015, the Grameen Foundation’s  Rajasthan Nutrition Project attempted to improve nutrition in rural communities by…

Isis Gaddis, Talip Kilic, Valérie Lechene, Alexander Wolf |

Las bases de nuestros sistemas alimentarios están siendo afectadas y esto es insostenible. La situación empeorará a medida que aumente la producción de alimentos para alimentar a una creciente…

Nandita Roy |

The foundations of our food systems are being undermined and this is unsustainable. It will be even more so as we increase food production to feed a growing population.

Nandita Roy |

À l’occasion de la Journée internationale de la biodiversité, je vous invite à découvrir cinq faits marquants sur les enjeux connexes de l’alimentation et de la biodiversité qui prouvent que le…

Nandita Roy |