The problem of persistent GAM: Why does it persist despite humanitarian and development gains

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Despite global improvements in malnutrition and under-five mortality child Global Acute Malnutrition (GAM) continues to be an ongoing and alarming problem in post-emergency and protracted crises. During this webinar a panel of researchers, donors, and practitioners discuss what might be causing persistently high GAM and what can be done.


From 2005 to 2017, we developed a wide-ranging research portfolio on livelihoods systems under stress throughout the Greater Horn of Africa and beyond. This project synthesizes key themes of that research.