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About the Nutrition CEO Council

Every 11 seconds, malnutrition claims a child’s life

A wave of malnutrition and hunger, spurred by conflict, climate shocks, and economic crises that negatively impact health and food systems threatens the lives of families around the world. Luckily, we have tools to address this.

The Council’s focus is global nutrition and its objectives in 2022 include:

The Council’s focus is global nutrition and its objectives in 2023 include:

  • To inspire increased support for nutrition from U.S. political leadership through high-level engagement.
  • To advance civil society advocacy, commitment, and support for nutrition as a foundational part of all development success.

Advocacy and Policy Priorities 2023

Recent Activity

Members of the Nutrition CEO Council react to the FY2024 President’s Budget Request. We need more to combat malnutrition – read our full statement here. (March 2023)

The Nutrition CEO Council celebrates the passage of the Global Malnutrition Prevention and Treatment Act. Read our statement here. (October 2022)

The Nutrition CEO Council, the African Development Bank Group, African Leaders for Nutrition Initiative, and African Union Commission co-hosted an event alongside the December 2022 U.S. Africa-Leaders Summit to elevate the importance of nutrition investments in Africa as an essential part of our shared development agenda. Read more on the event here.