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- 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.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2013This is a feature article in an IFPRI Insights: Magazine of the International Food Policy Research Institute.Document2010This is a practioner's account of the work by the Rajmata Jijau Mother-Child Health and Nutrition Mission in Maharashtra, in India from 2005 to 2010. It is a factual account of the steps the Mission took to addres child undernutrition in Maharashtra.