Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues…

Africa Nutrition Map Highlights Possible Solutions For Addressing Hunger On Continent

Brookings Institution: Figure of the week: Africa Nutrition Map
Mariama Sow, research assistant for the Africa Growth Initiative at Brookings, discusses a map recently published by the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD). The map “displays ‘hot points,’ places where hunger, malnutrition, and food security are critical issues. It also measures both the percentage of arable land and the prevalence of non-communicable diseases, such as obesity and diabetes. … [The map] highlights possible solutions, especially the potential for arable land to be used in combating [hunger]” (6/15).

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Headquarters: 2400 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025 | Phone 650-854-9400
Washington Offices and Barbara Jordan Conference Center: 1330 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005 | Phone 202-347-5270

www.kff.org | Email Alerts: kff.org/email | facebook.com/KaiserFamilyFoundation | twitter.com/KaiserFamFound

Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Menlo Park, California.