Over a 7-year period, Peru managed to reduce the rate of children with stunted mental and physical development by tackling chronic malnourishment. The country uses a cash incentive program for households in poverty. To receive a $30-per-month stipend, parents must obtain…
Egypt’s New Eating Habits
April 19, 2019
Traditional Egyptian eating practices focus on seasonal ingredients, communal eating and avoiding waste—but a new set of habits is taking over, contributing to the scourge of stunting in the country.
Taking on Stunting
September 11, 2017
Diminished learning capacity caused by stunting—undernutrition and lack of growth during the first 2 years of life—may not be irreversible, according to a