Lawrence Haddad and David Nabarro were recognized as 2018 World Food Prize. This award is one of the most prominent global awards for individuals whose breakthrough achievements alleviate hunger and promote global food security. This year’s $250,000 prize will be divided equally between the two recipients. Laureates during a ceremony at the Us Department of Agriculture. Dr. Haddad and Dr. Nabarro were rewarded for their individual but complementary global leadership in elevating maternal and child undernutrition within the food security and development dialogue at national and international levels with the result of reducing the world’s number of stunted children by 10 million between 2012 and 2017. «Their work has deepened our understanding of nutrition’s impact not only on individual health, but on human capital and economic growth – compelling leaders in countries across the world to invest in evidence-based solutions», Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, said.