Lawrence Haddad

Lawrence Haddad is Executive Director for the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition. He was formerly a Senior Research Fellow in the International Food Policy Research Institute’s Poverty Health and Nutrition Division and is a contributor for ‘Ideas for India’.

Content by Lawrence Haddad
  • Blog post

    Putting undernutrition higher on the political agenda

    A number of African and South Asian countries are failing to match economic growth with commitments to reduce hunger and undernutrition. With its new government now firmly in place, India has a golden opportunity to eradicate undernutrition, and fast India is in the midst of a ‘perfect storm’ for ending undernutrition. Yet, given the little progress which has so far...

    28 Oct 2014 | Lawrence Haddad

  • Blog post

    A ‘perfect storm’ for ending undernutrition

    We are in the midst of a ‘perfect storm’ for ending undernutrition. Maximum effort is required to take advantage of this transformative opportunity How optimistic should we be about progress in global nutrition? Global poverty rates have fallen dramatically over the past 20 years because of rapid economic growth in China combined with its relatively low initial...

    28 Oct 2014 | Lawrence Haddad