Malnutrition is a complex global development challenge, contributing to nearly half of all deaths in children under the age 5. Its effects on individuals can be devastating and permanent, impairing both physical and cognitive development. Children who are undernourished are likely to learn less at school and earn less as adults, perpetuating generational cycles of poverty.
Proven interventions to address malnutrition are some of the most cost-effective in global health and development, yet nutrition is an area that is significantly underfunded. Farm Journal Foundation supports efforts to increase equitable access to diversified, healthy foods so that children and families around the world can reach their full potential in life.
Our Work on Nutrition
Farm Journal Foundation works to support global nutrition through a range of thought leadership, education, and advocacy efforts. Some examples of this work include: