Global Diets Haven’t Improved in 30 Years, Here’s Why

  • Diets have only improved by 1.5 points over the last 30 years as measured by the global Alternative Healthy Eating Index.
  • Certain groups of people were more likely to follow healthier eating habits than others.
  • Policy changes need to happen to approve affordability and accessibility to nutritious foods.

Globally, diets

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Global Food Security: Improved Monitoring Framework Needed to Assess and Report on Feed the Future’s Performance

What GAO Found

Feed the Future (FTF), a U.S. government–wide global food security initiative coordinated by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), collects data to monitor how FTF projects promote agriculture, resilience, and nutrition (see photos). However, USAID and its FTF partner agencies are limited in their ability to

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