Micronutrient Powders to Control Anemia in Children: Ghana’s Cautionary Tale

Ghana’s experience with micronutrient powders shows that adoption and scale-up of promising nutrition interventions is often not a straight path.

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.

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.

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.

Closing the Gap on Acute Malnutrition

Now is the time to see acute malnutrition firmly embedded within the development process – starting with the Post-2015 development framework.

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.

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

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 their roles in providing leadership for, and strengthening delivery of various government programs that together have the potential to close gaps in the immediate and underlying determinants of nutrition.

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.

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.

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.