9th Class Leland Fellow, Rachel Gilbert, wrote this blog post discussing the Global Hunger Index (GHI) and the role it plays in tracking hunger at not only a global level, but also at a regional and national level. The blog post summarizes the improvements in GHI scores in Malawi while also emphasizing that there is more work to be done.
Blog: Malawi 2017 Hunger Index
Publication tags: Blog post - Food Access, Health, Nutrition and Hunger
Rachel Gilbert graduated from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy in 2017 with a M.Sc. in Agriculture, Food and Environment. Rachel also completed the Water: Systems, Science and Society Certificate while at Friedman. Prior to beginning the Masters program, Rachel worked at the Small Planet Institute, conducting research for the book World Hunger: 10 Myths. Following her undergraduate studies, Rachel also spent time in Cameroon working with a small coffee company and social enterprise as an Environmental Educator.Read more about Rachel Gilbert