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‘Messy’ Sustainable Development Goals Irritate Economists

The Economist pooh-poohs the post-2015 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS) process in a series of related articles in March 2015. Why are they so pessimistic? 1. The scope is too broad. The first piece, “169 commandments,” refers to the number of … Continue reading

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Post-2015 Food, Nutrition, and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)

Attempting to stay updated on how the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will address malnutrition is like trying to drink water from a fire hose. This week in New York (March 23-27) is the next session of the post-2015 intergovernmental negotiations on the … Continue reading

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Smith and Haddad on Nutrition and Post-2015 Development

Child Undernutrition I finally read Lisa Smith and Lawrence Haddad’s 2015 paper “Reducing Child Undernutrition: Past Drivers and Priorities for the Post-MDG Era.” I’m glad I did. Building on their 2000 paper, the authors explore the determinants of child undernutrition and identify … Continue reading

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