Improving Accountability and Decision-Making for Nutrition: Can ICTs Fill the Data Gaps?

Effective nutrition monitoring systems are crucial for governments and other agencies to capture undernutrition in its early stages, track trends and inform rapid decision-making.

Photo Credit: IRRI

Nutrition by the Numbers: Feeding the Data Revolution

On World Food Day, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation talks about their belief in the power of data for development, and the importance of how that data is used.

Shawn Baker in 1997 using a portable computer in Niger

Resources Supporting a World Free from Hidden Hunger

As we approach World Food Day, we must not overlook a hunger that does not always respond to just the provision of food - hidden hunger.

As we approach World Food Day, we must not overlook a hunger that does not always respond to just the provision of food - hidden hunger.

Towards the Next Horizon for Nutrition – Capacity Development

As global leaders move toward the Sustainable Development Goals, we need to invest in leadership and capacity development for improved nutrition.

We can give these children better lives. To do so, we need to deliver proven nutrition interventions—at scale. Photo credit: Sight & Life

Does Fortifying Food Improve Nutrition for the Poorest People?

Fortification programmes need to do more to have an impact on the social groups that suffer the most from undernutrition – especially the rural poor.

Photo Credit Katy Martin

Welcome

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Welcome to the Global Nutrition Report

The Report is one outcome of the Nutrition for Growth Summit in London in 2013. The rationale for the Report is that while there is a lot of great information out there on nutrition it is too fragmented and there are some critical gaps. We are a group of stakeholders, chaired by the Governments of Malawi and the UK, working to convene, connect and strengthen existing processes for reporting on nutrition.

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Photo Credit: IRRI

Improving Accountability and Decision-Making for Nutrition: Can ICTs Fill the Data Gaps?

Effective nutrition monitoring systems are crucial for governments and other agencies to capture undernutrition in its early stages, track trends and inform rapid decision-making.

© 2010 Jessica Scranton, FHI 360

A New Indicator for Global Assessment of Dietary Diversity Among Women

Given the complexity and cost of any accurate quantitative assessment of dietary intakes, there is a clear need for simple proxy indicators that can be incorporated into large-scale surveys.