Eradicating World Hunger: A Community-based Approach

Published on: 13/03/2017

Eradicating World Hunger: A Community-based Approach

Author(s): Eimear Gleeson, PhD, RD

An estimated 795 million people worldwide (roughly one in nine) are chronically undernourished, 161 million of which are children. Advances in community-based approaches using ready to use therapeutic foods (RUTFs) are helping address world hunger. RUTFs provide a great opportunity for innovation to improve delivery of vital food and nutrients to struggling populations.