Ending Hunger, Malnutrition Requires Sustained Momentum, Strong Partnerships

Huffington Post: U.S. Leadership on Global Food and Nutrition Security: We are Making Serious Progress
Katie Lee, policy manager at InterAction

“…The United States government is a crucial partner to the broad coalition of organizations supporting food and nutrition security. … ‘We can be proud of the progress we have made together in reducing hunger. But continued progress is not guaranteed,’ said [InterAction’s Acting CEO Lindsay] Coates at [a] March 24 event [on Capitol Hill around food and nutrition security]. ‘Sustained momentum will require strong partnerships, broad support, and steady leadership.’ That call for partnership was evident looking around the room on March 24, as Members of Congress, leaders of civil society, and an abundance of dedicated individuals all agreed to work together to encourage self-reliance and put an end to hunger and malnutrition…” (3/27).