Searching with a thematic focus on Political economy of undernutrition, Nutrition
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- DocumentEthiopian Public Health Institute, 2014The Government of Ethiopia developed a National Nutrition Strategy in 2008, followed by a National Nutrition Program. The revised plan of action for nutrition has recently been updated to focus on stunting and multi-sectoral approach and cover the period from September 2012 to August 2015.DocumentGlobal Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, 2014Governments the world over are focused as never before on the importance of linking agriculture and food markets with improved health and nutrition. Recent food price volatility, expected population and food demand growth, changing dietary patterns and the threat of climate change are all factors adding complexity to the challenge of achieving food and nutrition security.DocumentAction Against Hunger, 2014This report presents actions ACF believe are essential to ensure the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), held from 19 to 21 November 2014, is not simply a talking shop but the moment the world was ignited to implement action.Document
Writing About Nutrition in Indian Newspapers: Lessons Learned from the OneWorld POSHAN Media FellowshipInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2014To try to raise the profile of nutrition in the Indian media, POSHAN and the OneWorld Foundation, India (OWFI) co-implemented the six-month OneWorld-POSHAN Fellowship on Maternal and Child Undernutrition.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2014The HANCI donor index is a league table that measures the political commitment of donor governments to reducing hunger and nutrition in developing countries. The index seeks to hold donors to account and assesses their performance against 14 indicators spanning the dimensions of agriculture and food security, nutrition, climate change, gender and social protection.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2014Malnutrition affects one in two people on the planet. Of these, 165 million children under the age of five are estimated to be stunted (i.e. low height for age). Two billion people are estimated to be deficient in one or more micronutrients. Nearly 1.5 billion people are estimated to be overweight and over 500 million to be obese.DocumentUnited Nations Children's Fund, 2013This publication is a compilation of three major case studies from Peru, Brazil and Bangladesh, but also a historical review of multisectoral nutrition activities in several other countries around the world.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2014This report synthesises the findings from the four country case studies produced for the Food Riots and Food Rights project. It is intended as a summary introduction to the main findings of the research, and a preliminary comparative analysis across the four cases.Document
Introducing infant and young child feeding indicators into national nutrition surveillance systems: lessons from Vietnam2013A comprehensive set of infant and young child feeding (IYCF) indicators for international use was published in 2008. We describe the process followed to incorporate these indicators into Vietnam’s National Nutrition Surveillance System (NNSS).Document
Developing evidence-based advocacy and policy change strategies to protect, promote, and support infant and young child feedingFood and Nutrition Bulletin (FNB), 2013The objective of this research is to develop evidence-based advocacy strategies in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Vietnam to enable policy change and to increase investments in and ensure scale-up and sustainability of IYCF programs.