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Highlighting the evidence gap: how cost-effective are interventions to improve early childhood nutrition and development?
N. Batura / Oxford Journals, 2014
There is growing evidence of the effectiveness of early childhood interventions to improve the growth and development of children. Although, historically, nutrition and stimulation interventions may have been delivered separately, the...
Linking small holder agriculture to school food provision
A. Gelli; K. Neeser; L. Drake / Home Grown School Feeding, 2010
Home grown School Feeding (HGSF) in Sub-Saharan Africa is seen as a key tool in the transition towards nationally owned school feeding programmes. However, to support the transition from externally driven school feeding to HGSF, the P...
HGSF working paper series #2: linking agricultural development to school feeding
J. Sumberg; R. Sabates-Wheeler / Home Grown School Feeding, 2010
Home-grown school feeding (HGSF) approach is conceived of as combining two distinct policy objectives: a social protection objective focused on the health and nutritional status of school-age children, and a focus on the economic and ...
Developing rations for Home Grown School Feeding
R. Galloway / Home Grown School Feeding, 2010
This paper discusses how to set the goals for school meal rations based on educational and nutrition outcomes. The paper points that school feeding programs do not significantly improve the nutritional status of school children unless...
Targeting girls’ education: effects of gender targeting on enrollment, retention, and learning in rural Rajasthan
Population Studies Center, University of Michigan, 2014
Using a randomised experiment in rural Rajasthan, India, this paper evaluates the effectiveness of an education program aimed to increase girls’ retention, enrollment and learning. While enrollment and community sensitisation we...
Children’s agency in responding to shocks and adverse events in Ethiopia
N. Chuta / Young Lives, 2014
Even if shock is a routine part of the existence of many children, poorer children are disproportionately affected and experience slightly different and greater impact.  This paper is about children’s experiences of ...
Food provision in schools in low and middle income countries: developing an evidenced based programme framework
A. Gelli / Home Grown School Feeding, 2010
This paper aims to develop an evidence based rationale for school feeding programmes. The paper clarifies that school feeding is a popular programme that has been used to support the education, health and nutrition of children living ...
Home Grown School Feeding and social protection
S. Devereux; R. Sabates-Wheeler; A.P. Martínez / Home Grown School Feeding, 2010
This paper argues that Home Grown School Feeding (HGSF) programmes have great potential to deliver various social protection benefits, not only for schoolchildren and their families but also for food supplying farmers. The pape...
Engaging communities: evaluating social accountability in school feeding programmes
C. Johnson; E. Janoch / Home Grown School Feeding, 2011
This paper addresses the question of how implementers of Home Grown School Feeding (HGSF) systems can create and operationalise feedback systems between communities, governments and external partners to ensure programmes are meeting c...
A comparison of supply chains for school food: exploring operational trade-offs across implementation models
A. Gelli; A. Kretschmer; L. Molinas / Home Grown School Feeding, 2012
School feeding is a complex form of intervention that is delivered in various, context-specific models or configurations. This paper indicates that an increasing need for support and understanding of the different models and modalitie...
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Highlighting the evidence gap: how cost-effective are interventions to improve early childhood nutrition and development?
N. Batura / Oxford Journals, 2014
There is growing evidence of the effectiveness of early childhood interventions to improve the growth and development of children. Although, historically, nutrition and stimulation interventions may have been delivered separately, the...
Linking small holder agriculture to school food provision
A. Gelli; K. Neeser; L. Drake / Home Grown School Feeding, 2010
Home grown School Feeding (HGSF) in Sub-Saharan Africa is seen as a key tool in the transition towards nationally owned school feeding programmes. However, to support the transition from externally driven school feeding to HGSF, the P...
HGSF working paper series #2: linking agricultural development to school feeding
J. Sumberg; R. Sabates-Wheeler / Home Grown School Feeding, 2010
Home-grown school feeding (HGSF) approach is conceived of as combining two distinct policy objectives: a social protection objective focused on the health and nutritional status of school-age children, and a focus on the economic and ...
Developing rations for Home Grown School Feeding
R. Galloway / Home Grown School Feeding, 2010
This paper discusses how to set the goals for school meal rations based on educational and nutrition outcomes. The paper points that school feeding programs do not significantly improve the nutritional status of school children unless...
Targeting girls’ education: effects of gender targeting on enrollment, retention, and learning in rural Rajasthan
Population Studies Center, University of Michigan, 2014
Using a randomised experiment in rural Rajasthan, India, this paper evaluates the effectiveness of an education program aimed to increase girls’ retention, enrollment and learning. While enrollment and community sensitisation we...
Children’s agency in responding to shocks and adverse events in Ethiopia
N. Chuta / Young Lives, 2014
Even if shock is a routine part of the existence of many children, poorer children are disproportionately affected and experience slightly different and greater impact.  This paper is about children’s experiences of ...
Food provision in schools in low and middle income countries: developing an evidenced based programme framework
A. Gelli / Home Grown School Feeding, 2010
This paper aims to develop an evidence based rationale for school feeding programmes. The paper clarifies that school feeding is a popular programme that has been used to support the education, health and nutrition of children living ...
Home Grown School Feeding and social protection
S. Devereux; R. Sabates-Wheeler; A.P. Martínez / Home Grown School Feeding, 2010
This paper argues that Home Grown School Feeding (HGSF) programmes have great potential to deliver various social protection benefits, not only for schoolchildren and their families but also for food supplying farmers. The pape...
Engaging communities: evaluating social accountability in school feeding programmes
C. Johnson; E. Janoch / Home Grown School Feeding, 2011
This paper addresses the question of how implementers of Home Grown School Feeding (HGSF) systems can create and operationalise feedback systems between communities, governments and external partners to ensure programmes are meeting c...
A comparison of supply chains for school food: exploring operational trade-offs across implementation models
A. Gelli; A. Kretschmer; L. Molinas / Home Grown School Feeding, 2012
School feeding is a complex form of intervention that is delivered in various, context-specific models or configurations. This paper indicates that an increasing need for support and understanding of the different models and modalitie...
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Home Grown School Feeding (HGSF)
The Government of Zanzibar have launched a new innovative Home Grown School Feeding (HGSF) programme on Wednesday May 28 in collaboration with the Partnership for Child Development (PCD) and Table for Two to feed over 5000 school children, whilst simultaneously supporting local smallholder farmers by sourcing their produce for the school meals.
Grandmothers Advocacy Network (GRAN)
The Grandmothers Advocacy Network (GRAN) is composed of volunteer grandmothers and grand-others from across Canada. It acts as a Canadian voice for Africa’s sub-Saharan grandmothers who are caring for AIDS-orphaned children, and works for changes in Canadian policies to improve their quality of life.
United Nations Children Fund, Nutrition (UNICEF Nutrition)
UNICEF is a key partner in the major global initiative called the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) movement. In addition, UNICEF is committed both to working in and convening partnership across all sectors of society with governments, UN organizations, the private sector and civil society. UNICEF is committed to scaling up and sustaining coverage of its current high-impact nutrition interventions in...
Global Unification the Gambia (GU)
Global Unification The Gambia (GU) is a chapter of Global Unification International (GUI) in Australia. It is a youth-led research and development, non-political, non-religious, tax exempted charitable, association established in 2006 at the University of the Gambia. In partnership with relevant institutions, its mission is to provide education, skills and strengthen the capacity of yo...
Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG)
The Child Poverty Action Group was formed in 1994 out of deep concern for the rising level of poverty in New Zealand and its effects on children. CPAG works to produce evidence about the causes and effects of poverty on children and their families. It examines how Government policies affect children and families. CPAG publishes reports, makes submissions and conducts small-scale researc...
Earth Child Institute (ECI)
Earth Child Institute is committed to combating climate change, deforestation and water scarcity. By investing in hands-on environment and educational projects with and for children, both in and out of schools. Its goal is to engage with and support empowerment of the world’s 2.2 billion people under the age of 18 to plant trees, ensure access to safe water, sanitation, clean energy and nutr...
Kenya Community Support Center (KECOSCE)
The Kenya Community Support Center (KECOSCE) was founded in 2006 and has been working in the coastal region of Kenya.  It was established to address democratic governance, socio?economic and youth concerns with a focus on the coast of Kenya.
United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
Multidisciplinary research institute on development economics
Countdown to 2015
The Countdown to 2015 Initiative tracks coverage levels for health interventions proven to reduce maternal, newborn and child mortality.It calls on governments and development partners to be accountable, identifies knowledge gaps and proposes new actions to reach Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5, to reduce child mortality and improve maternal health. The Countdown Initiative is a supra-institu...
UNICEF Bangladesh
The UNICEF Bangladesh country office work in partnership with government ministries, non-government organisations, UN agencies and a wide range of donors in order to solve the problems facing children in Bangladesh. Specifically, UNICEF Bangladesh works on: education health and nutrition protection...
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