Lawrence Haddad and David Nabarro, who have championed mother and child nutrition, today were named World Food Prize laureates. The two led separate efforts that together helped reduce the number of stunted children by 10 million between 2012 and last year. “Like Dr. Norman Borlaug before them, Drs. Haddad and Nabarro have dedicated their careers to reducing hunger and malnutrition,” Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, said. “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.” The recipients will divide the $250,000 prize. Haddad co-led the Global Nutrition Report, an annual review of the state of the world's progress on nutrition. Nabarro united 54 countries and one Indian state in the Scaling Up Nutrition program under the United Nations.