PRB Topic Feed: Nutrition/Topics/Nutrition.aspxReducing Child Malnutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa: Surveys Find Mixed ProgressChronic malnutrition has been a persistent problem for young children in sub-Saharan Africa. The region has now the world's highest rate of stunting among children (43 percent) and has shown little improvement over the past 15 years.09/25/2008/Publications/Articles/2008/stuntingssa.aspx72883e57-bb63-4ad3-9219-b5c0ea75e118Water, Sanitation, Hygiene, and Malnutrition in IndiaIn India, almost 62 million children (48 percent) across all income groups are stunted. 09/23/2014/Publications/Articles/2014/india-sanitation-malnutrition.aspx4b21dc29-dfb9-4221-9a71-e6e92b42a707Evidence Can Help Make Sustainable Development Investments StrategicThe Population and Poverty (PopPov) Conference on Population, Reproductive Health, and Economic Development highlighted evidence relevant to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.06/23/2015/Publications/Articles/2015/poppov-investing-in-women.aspx213887c7-ffa6-40cf-81d2-e4a453dc62cdPRB Discuss Online: Who Is Malnourished or Hungry in the World? Why? What Can We Do to Help?During a PRB Discuss Online, Bill Butz, president and CEO of PRB, answered participants' questions about malnutrition, hunger, and food security. Read a transcript of the questions and answers.12/06/2006/Publications/Articles/2006/discussiondec2006.aspxf64219b6-f913-40b7-abbe-6a4fb2bd5d50For Women in the U.S., Obesity Links to Socioeconomic Status and Poor DietObesity rates have increased dramatically across socioeconomic and racial/ethnic groups in the United States, putting families' health at risk and raising health care costs. There is a strong correlation between lower income levels and higher obesity rates in the United States, especially for women.04/21/2010/Publications/Articles/2010/usobesity.aspxecd80bbd-8dae-4505-93bc-ec5ac4bbe613The Neglected Link Between Food Marketing and Childhood Obesity in Poor NeighborhoodsChildhood obesity is epidemic among racial and ethnic minority U.S. children, and tailoring public education messages and other efforts to promote healthy eating to reach low-income communities would more effectively address this epidemic. 07/01/2006/Publications/Articles/2006/TheNeglectedLinkFoodMarketingandChildhoodObesityinPoorNeighborhoods.aspxd1377c55-1b83-4211-ba31-40e7e9c6389dUrban Agriculture Increases Food Security for Poor People in AfricaUrban agriculture is helping poor people cope with food scarcity and hunger. Growing crops or raising livestock in backyards or on undeveloped plots of land improves food sources and offers many urban poor a viable income.04/04/2013/Publications/Articles/2013/urban-agriculture-poor-africa.aspxcb0a3354-662f-45f5-9c52-84dc2c533955A Microfinance Network Fights Malnutrition in HaitiHaiti's largest microfinance organization, Fonkoze, connects clients with health services for their malnourished children. Affiliated women's groups are the leading edge in a new campaign to combat malnutrition.10/15/2010/Publications/Articles/2010/fonkozehaiti.aspxc6be9627-9228-4ea8-a77f-eb2543ace40dWorld Population Highlights 2007: MalnutritionDespite progress in reducing stunting and underweight in some regions, about 30 percent of all children in low- and middle-income countries are underweight. Moreover, more than 2 billion people worldwide suffer from deficiencies in micronutrients, or key vitamins and minerals. 08/16/2007/Publications/Articles/2007/623Malnutrition.aspxc60eddeb-9b30-49ed-b4b7-697606726230Migration's Economic Tradeoffs: Farm Worker Wages and Food CostsMost public policy choices are heated debates about which of two "goods" deserves higher priority, with no easy way to balance the tradeoffs. Agriculture provides an example of tradeoffs between the "goods" of low food prices and decent incomes for farm workers.06/17/2010/Publications/Articles/2010/usfarmworkersfoodprices.aspxc58eab8b-51f1-46b7-967a-b260576692c3