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Post-2015 Consensus Research Cited in Reuters

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Reuters has published an article reporting on the link between extreme weather in Peru and the country’s number of stunted children. The article cites the findings from our research paper on nutrition targets for the post-2015 development agenda. 

Another report on Tuesday suggested that investments in nutrition for children were among the best ways to safeguard health in developing nations, yielding benefits of $45 for every $1 spent because of higher expected earnings.

Avoiding stunting "should be a top development priority", wrote the authors, Susan Horton of the University of Waterloo in Canada and John Hoddinott of Cornell University in New York state.

"It turns out that what looks like a good idea morally is also really good economically," said Bjorn Lomborg, head of the Copenhagen Consensus Center, which commissioned the study. "

Click here to read the entire artilce on reuters.com