Food for Thought

Tackling child malnutrition to unlock potential and boost prosperity

May 2013

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Investment in nutrition is not only the right thing to do, it’s a down-payment on future prosperity.

The evidence presented in this report shows that preventing malnutrition of children and women in the crucial 1,000-day window – from the start of a woman’s pregnancy until her child’s second birthday – could greatly increase children’s ability to learn and to earn.

And boost the prosperity of whole countries.

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