Searching with a thematic focus on Political economy of undernutrition, Nutrition
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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.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2014This report contributes to the Life in a Time of Food Price Volatility project by examining the impact of food price volatility on poor and vulnerable households through qualitative research conducted in 2012 and 2013 at ‘listening posts’ in a rural and urban area of Pakistan.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2014The silent scourge of undernutrition and major nutritional deficiencies of public health importance persists across India despite decades of planned programmes and interventions. The maternal and child undernutrition scenario in India represents a complex set of determinants, including poverty, lack of knowledge, and access.Document
Nutrition agenda setting, policy formulation and implementation: lessons from the Mainstreaming Nutrition InitiativeHealth Policy and Planning, 2012Undernutrition is the single largest contributor to the global burden of disease and can be addressed through a number of highly efficacious interventions. Undernutrition generally has not received commensurate attention in policy agendas at global and national levels, however, and implementing these efficacious interventions at a national scale has proven difficult.