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Devex Examines Private Sector Efforts To Address Undernourishment, Obesity In Developing Countries

Devex: Harnessing the power of the private sector to fight a growing ‘double burden’
“…It’s no surprise then that developing countries are increasingly struggling to fight a growing ‘double burden,’ both of stunting and undernourishment on one hand, and obesity and diabetes on the other. It’s also an example of a problem for which working closely with the private sector is critical if we are to find a sustainable, widespread, and lasting solution. Devex spoke to a number of organizations and companies working to fight global malnutrition to see what the private sector is doing well, where companies can go wrong, and how their roles can be expanded…” (Politzer, 4/7).

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