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- DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 1994Provision of safety nets for the poor is a popular call in development policies especially in light of the government’s pursuit of structural and macroeconomic adjustments.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2015This paper brings structure to the discussion of private-sector engagement in nutrition by clarifying different models of engagement, reviews the evidence base on public-private partnerships (PPPs) for the reduction of undernutrition, and outlines some potential ways forward.DocumentPLoS ONE, 2015South Asia has long been synonymous with unusually high rates of undernutrition. In the past decade, however, Nepal has arguably achieved the fastest recorded decline in child stunting in the world and has done so in the midst of civil war and post-conflict political instability.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2015In recent years, the discourse around nutrition has, at a global level, gained major political momentum.Document2015The use of ‘systems strengthening’ can help achieve food and nutrition security, contribute to growing a more sustainable economy, and better respond to inherent systemic challenges. That is the argument of this topic brief, presented in a Nigerian context.DocumentGlobal Water Partnership, 2015This study examines the extent to which the African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW) gender policy and strategy has been implemented in national states and transboundary river basin agreements across Africa.Document
Weight-for-height and mid-upper-arm circumference should be used independently to diagnose acute malnutrition: policy implicationsBMC Nutrition, 2016Anthropometric surveys of children are used to assess the nutritional status of a population. World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that either mid-upper-arm circumference (MUAC) or weight-for-height Z-scores (WHZ) are used to assess acute malnutrition prevalence. However, there are reports from several countries that the two criteria identify different children.DocumentClinical Infectious Diseases, 2015Child stunting and anemia are intractable public health problems in developing countries and have profound short- and long-term consequences.Document
Water service delivery on the ground: targets versus realities (the cases of Dumaguete City and Agusan del Sur)Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2009In late 2008 and early 2009, the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) conducted a study on local service delivery in education, health, and potable water in selected sites in the Philippines, in particular, Dumaguete City in Negros Oriental and the province of Agusan del Sur in Mindanao.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2015Education and learning depend on good health and nutrition, especially among young children. Thus, investments have been made for these two forms of human capital development through food for education (FFE) programmes.