Patricia Kisare writes about U.S.-supported nutrition programs in the latest Third Way Cafe.
The U.S. government addresses the issue of malnutrition through the Feed the Future program and the Global Health Initiative. The number of children under five reached with U.S.-supported nutrition programs around the world has increased from nearly 9 million in 2011 to a little over 12 million in 2012. The U.S. can reach more people by increasing both material and human resources. This should include training more people, particularly women, in child health and nutrition; working with small scale farmers to produce more high-value crops; and reforming the way in which food aid is administered.
Read the article here.