Sight and Life Nutrition Leadership Award - Nominations Open

 

Great leadership is about having a vision of an improved world, acting on that vision and inspiring others to do the same.

  • A good leader is a visionary, not a dreamer: someone who not only dreams and talks about a better world but steps up to realize his vision. 
  • A good leader is innovative and creative: someone who seeks new solutions to a problem and provides the knowledge and methods to take them into action. 
  • A good leader is passionate: someone who is driven by a passion about his or her work to improve the current situation. 
  • A good leader has courage: someone who rises and takes initiative in difficult times. 
  • A transformative leader is an inspiration: someone who inspires, encourages, and helps other people achieving improvement.

In this spirit, Sight and Life has announced the Sight and Life Nutrition Leadership Award 2019 to be presented this November at the SUN Global Gathering in Nepal.

Do you know a leader changing the future of nutrition? Please submit a nomination for the Sight and Life Nutrition Leadership Award 2019 by September 30, 2019. 

PAST RECIPIENTS

David Nabarro, 2012; Robert Black, 2013; Anna Lartey, 2014; Shawn Baker, 2015; Shilpa Bhatte and Ellen Piwoz, 2017

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The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI 2019) launched at the HLPF in New York

The launch of the 2019 State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI 2019) report was one of the key moments at the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF 2019 under the auspices of ECOSOC) currently ongoing in New York City.

SOFI 2019 paints a grim picture with concerns that the Zero Hunger target (SDG2) may not be achieved as world hunger rises for the third year in a row. There were 821 million people critically undernourished in the world last year, a rise from 811 million in 2017. In their pre-launch statement, FAO’s DG José Graziano da Silva and Máximo Torero (Assistant Director-General for the Economic and Social Development Department at FAO) highlighted the urgency to improve nutrition and fast-track food security for all, noting that “the Zero Hunger goal is not simply to eradicate hunger but also to ensure access by all people to safe, nutritious and sufficient food all year round and to end all forms of malnutrition.”

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