Aid Professionals


How Far Have We Come On Nutrition?

Published on 17 June 2011

In this episode, we speak with influential nutritionist Patrick Webb about the nutritional advances in food aid over the past 50 years and how they've changed the way we think about hunger. While there may be no silver bullet in the fight against malnutrition, Webb says our growing arsenal of tools and understanding has brought us a long way.

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Professor Webb speaking into a microphoneProfessor Webb is the Dean of the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University in Boston. He is also the former chief of Nutrition at WFP and was among first responders to the 2004 tsunami disaster in Aceh, Indonesia. Read more