Entrepreneurship

Fighting Hidden Hunger: Four Food Fortification Success Stories – and What’s Ahead

Around the world, more than 2 billion people – nearly one out of four – suffer from “hidden hunger.” Caused by a lack of vitamins and minerals, the condition disrupts healthy development and  can lead to serious health conditions, including blindness, disability, and birth defects. Countries have long been fighting these diseases through food fortification. Read about past efforts and new solutions.

Food Processing, Food Security
Catarina Bié stands outside her takeaway shop in Maputo, Mozambique

Making This Year Better Than the Last: A Recent Survey Assesses the Pandemic’s Impacts on Micro and Small Businesses

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in NextBillion as a part of the series “Recovery 2021,” which explores how businesses, development initiatives and the communities they serve in low- and middle-income countries are building greater resilience for a post-pandemic future.  At the worst…

Entrepreneurship, Micro-Retail, Small and Growing Businesses, Women's Economic Empowerment