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    Agriculture and nutrition in Pakistan: pathways and disconnects

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2013
    This paper analyses the pathways and disconnects between agriculture and nutrition in the context of Pakistan, using a framework developed by theTackling the Agriculture-Nutrition Disconnect in India (TANDI) research programme.
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    A stakeholder map for nutrition policy and programming in northern Nigeria

    2013
    This Operational Research and Impact Evaluation (ORIE) Research Summary highlights key findings from a stakeholder mapping carried out to increase understanding of nutrition context, policy and programming in northern Nigeria; map organisations, systems and practices for nutrition knowledge sharing; understand information needs, barriers and opportunities amongst audiences; and inform strategie
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    Nutrition Commitment Audit for Nigeria

    Operational Research and Impact Evaluation, 2013
    This Operational Research and Impact Evaluation (ORIE) Research summary highlights key findings from a Nutrition Commitment Audit (NCA) designed and applied in Nigeria in 2012 in order to examine national and sub-national level factors influencing the country’s commitment to addressing undernutrition.
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    Nutritional status in northern Nigeria, prevalence and determinants: a review of evidence

    Operational Research and Impact Evaluation, 2013
    This summary outlines the approach, key findings and conclusions of a review of literature, written by Richard Longhurst and Alex Cornelius, on the prevalence and determinants of child and maternal undernutrition in northern Nigeria, and direct and indirect interventions to tackle undernutrition, globally and in Nigeria, undertaken in 2012. 
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    Action on under-nutrition in Pakistan: opportunities and barriers

    2013
    This Maximising the Quality of Scaling Up Nutrition Programme (MQSUN) Briefing is based on the study The Political Economy of Under-Nutrition in Pakistan. It highlights challenges faced for mainstreaming nutrition as an inter-sectoral development priority and provides strategic recommendations using Acosta and Fanzo’s nutrition governance framework.
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    Ending Undernutrition: Our Legacy to the Post 2015 generation

    Institute of Development Studies, Sussex [ES], 2013
    This paper, written in partnership with the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation and used as a key resource for the Nutrition for Growth Summit in London, June 8, 2013, deals with some of the negative impacts that undernutrition has on child development and, consequently, on other social indicators such as adult health and economic productivity.
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    Child Growth = Sustainable Economic Growth: Why we should invest in Nutrition

    Institute of Development Studies, Sussex [ES], 2013
    This policy brief, commissioned by the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation and used as a key resource for the Nutrition for Growth Summit in London, June 8, 2013, outlines the relationship that child nutrition has with a country’s economic growth. It outlines several ways in which investments in malnutrition reduction have a positive impact on economic growth.
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    A competency framework for global public health nutrition workforce development: A background paper

    2011
    This paper addresses the diversity in capacity in public health nutrition (PHN) workforces around the world, and emphasises that public health nutritionists -- as distinct from clinical nutrition practitioners -- acknowledge that population-based and promotional-preventative actions are required to address malnutrition.
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    A synthesis of lessons: government experiences of scale-up of community-based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM)

    Emergency Nutrition Network, 2012
    This paper provides a synthesis from lessons of government experiences with scaling up Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) in India, specifically looking at 9 country case studies (Ethiopia, Pakistan, Niger, Somalia, Kenya, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Malawi, and Mozambique).
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    Aid for Nutrition: Using innovative financing to end undernutrition

    Action Against Hunger, 2012
    This paper identifies funding issues related to the Scaling Up Nutrition Movement. The cost burdens for country governments are highlighted, with particular interventions, such as Social and Behaviour Change and Communication (SBCC) and treatment of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) and the substantial labour costs associated with capacity-building.

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