Your browser is not up to date.
If you wish to view the Action Against Hunger website correctly, update your browser.
Find the latest versions of supported browsers listed below.
Investing in the early years to build human capital is one of the smartest investments a country can make to break the cycle of poverty, address inequality, and boost productivity later in life.
It requires investing in a range of interventions – including nutrition interventions – and programs that target development early in a person’s life. However, today millions of young children suffer from undernutrition and are not reaching their full potential because of a lack of investments in early childhood development.
Parliamentarians can play a key role in championing the need to invest in the early years due to their legislative, representative, and oversight functions. ACTION and Action Against Hunger developed a briefing book, ”INVESTING IN THE EARLY YEARS TO BUILD HUMAN CAPITAL: Practical Solutions and Tools for Parliamentarians” to guide Parliamentarians as they build political will and push for increased investments in the critical early years of a child’s life. The book provides a clear overview of the investments that are needed, the existing opportunities for financing, and the role that parliamentarians can play.
All the news of our Action: articles, events, testimonials, press releases…