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Good nutrition – our bets are on the girls
In our guest Blog, Ms Gerda Verburg, Scaling Up Nutrition Movement Coordinator, reflects on the recent Women Deliver Conference and shares her insights on efforts to promote improved nutrition...
19 May 2016
Road to Rio Summit, Nutrition for Growth
The Nutrition for Growth Summit will take place on August 4 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the day before the Opening Ceremonies of the Olympics. Titus Mung’ou, Clementina Ngina and Manaan...
17 Mar 2016
Reducing child undernutrition: The Maharashtra recipe
V. Ramani, who has been selected as one of the 2016 Transform Nutrition Champions, writes for Eldis on his experience of working with others in Maharashtra to tackle child undernutrition. I...
18 Feb 2016
Community-led approaches for development: Linking sanitation and nutrition
November 19th was World Toilet Day, highlighting that sanitation is a global development priority. Here, Preetha Prabhakaran looks at the successes of Community-led Total Sanitation (CLTS)...
03 Dec 2015
SUN rise for Scaling Up Nutrition
As the Scaling Up Nutrition Movement gets ready for its Global Gathering, Ramatu Jalloh from the Sierra Leone SUN Civil Society Network looks at its potential in helping to meet the Sustainable...
15 Oct 2015
Women’s Work and Wages
Women’s involvement in agricultural work is closely associated with the provision of care for children and therefore plays an important part in determining nutritional outcomes. Haris...
20 Aug 2015
Supporting Breastfeeding Mothers at Work in Indonesia
To mark World Breastfeeding Week, Sigit Sulistyo, World Vision Indonesia, writes for Eldis on the importance of supporting breastfeeding mothers at work in Indonesia.Breastfeeding is widely...
31 Jul 2015
Nutrition and the SDGs
As the UN post-2015 summit in September approaches how does the current draft of the SDGs shape up with respect to nutrition? Asma Lateef, Director of Bread for the World Institute with Jennifer...
28 Jul 2015
Nutrition and agriculture in Africa: what role for research?
Although Africa has the potential to produce all the food the continent needs it faces a heavy burden of food insecurity, undernutrition and an increasing problem of obesity. Dr. Namukolo...
20 Jul 2015
Making policies nutrition sensitive in Zambia
Mr. Eneyah Botoman Phiri who is the advocacy and communications Officer at the Civil Society Scaling Up Nutrition Alliance (CSO-SUN) in Zambia writes for Eldis on how CSO-SUN are working with...
28 May 2015
The Global Nutrition Report 2014: Actions and accountability to accelerate the world’s progress on nutrition
(Originally posted in November 2014).The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the post-2015 world will require healthy and well-nourished populations that contribute to economic growth and...
12 Jun 2015
Together for Nutrition
(Originally posted in December 2014)India is making progress against undernutrition, as seen in the 2014 Global Hunger Index recently released by the International Food Policy Research Institute...
28 May 2015
The power of policies to protect, support and promote infant and young child nutrition: From Viet Nam to Southeast Asia
(Originally posted in November 2014)Ms. Phan Thi Hong Linh and Ms. Manini Sheker at Alive & Thrive Viet Nam write for Eldis on the strategies used to influence policy around infant and young...
28 May 2015

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