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

How U.S. Citizens Can Hold their Government Accountable for Preventing and Reversing Malnutrition

This question has no easy answer. To begin with, we see practically no cases of severe undernutrition among U.S. citizens, in the sense that it occurs in the developing world.

How can citizens of the United States hold their government accountable for preventing and reversing malnutrition? This question has no easy answer. Photo credit: Lance Cheung, USDA

How Institutional Reform Can Strengthen Nutrition Accountability: The Experience of Benin

To improve understanding of the nutrition sector, the Council on Food and Nutrition (CAN) is mapping all institutions that intervene in the sector of food and nutrition in Benin.

The creation of the CAN is a great advancement in the institutional landscape of nutrition in Benin. Photo Credit: World Bank

Measuring the Burden of Severe Acute Malnutrition: Current Challenges

It is important to consider how severe acute malnutrition is currently defined and measured, and whether this is comprehensive.

It is important to consider how severe acute malnutrition is currently defined and measured, and whether this is comprehensive. Photo credit: Russell Watkins/Department for International Development

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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Taking the nutrition conversation to the district-level in India: Data challenges are likely to constrain multisectoral action for nutrition

Cross-posted from POSHAN India, land to millions of undernourished children, has a decentralized governance landscape that requires translation of national policy guidance to state guidelines and resources, and finally, district-level coordination and action to deliver for nutrition.  However, little is known about how to motivate and support district leadership and key departmental actors to fulfil >> Read more

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

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.