Why nutrition investment makes good economic sense

Hoddinott_JohnA new blog has just been published in the Guardian by Transform Nutrition Research Director John Hoddinott and Harold Alderman, IFPRI. The economic rationale for investing in undernutrition explains why providing each mother and child with a package of interventions worth $100 would reduce undernutrition by 20% and boost the economy in the process.

This is based on the paper by John Hoddinott et al The economic rationale for investing in stunting reduction published in Maternal and Child Nutrition (2013) 9