Mark Van Ameringen

Marc Van Ameringen is the executive director of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, which is driven by the vision of a world without malnutrition. GAIN programs are improving the lives of over 800 million people in over 40 countries — more than half of them women and children. In 2014, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon honored him with the World Food Program’s Hunger Hero Award for his efforts in combating world hunger and malnutrition.

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