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Searching with a thematic focus on Political economy of undernutrition, Nutrition

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    Championing nutrition: effective leadership for action

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2016
    The calls for strong leadership in the fight against global and national malnutrition have multiplied during the past decade. The role of nutrition champions in advocating for nutrition, formulating policies, and coordinating and implementing action in nutrition have increasingly been recognized in such countries as Peru, Brazil, Thailand, and the Indian states of Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra.
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    Why worry about the politics of childhood undernutrition?

    World Development, 2014
    Undernutrition affects over 2 billion people; but most of the global policy focus has been on technical solutions rather than an understanding of nutrition politics. This paper reviews existing literature on nutrition politics and policy. The authors identify a number of recurring themes surrounding knowledge; politics, and capacities.
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    The politics of reducing malnutrition: building commitment and accelerating progress

    The Lancet, 2013
    In the past 5 years, political discourse about the challenge of undernutrition has increased substantially at national and international levels and has led to stated commitments from many national governments, international organisations, and donors. The Scaling Up Nutrition movement has both driven, and been driven by, this developing momentum.
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    Stories of change in nutrition: an overview

    Global Food Security - journal, 2017
    After a period of relative success in generating political momentum to address malnutrition, there is an increasing urgency to focus on implementation and impact on the ground.
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    A narrative analysis of the political pconomy shaping policy on child undernutrition in India

    Development and Change Journal, 2017
    Understanding, comparison and analysis of competing narratives on a particular political or policy issue often take place both in media commentary and some academic literature on this basis of a story towards, or how to achieve, a particular desired end. This article examines two narratives on the subject of child undernutrition in India espoused by competing sides of the policy elite.
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    What drives and constrains effective leadership in tackling child undernutrition? Findings from Bangladesh, Ethiopia, India and Kenya

    Food Policy, 2015
    Strong leadership has been highlighted as a common element of success within countries that have made rapid progress in tackling child and maternal undernutrition. Yet little is known of what contributes to nutrition leaders’ success or lack of it in particular policy environments.
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    Global Nutrition Report 2016: From Promise to Impact: Ending Malnutrition by 2030

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2016
    The Global Nutrition Report is a multipartner initiative that provides an independent annual review of countries progress towards meeting intergovernmental nutrition targets and recommends actions to accelerate that progress. Key findings of the 2016 report include:
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    Public-private partnerships and the reduction of undernutrition in developing countries

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2015
    This 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.
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    Understanding the rapid reduction of undernutrition in Nepal, 2001–2011

    PLoS ONE, 2015
    South 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.
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    Insight's feature: What's politics got to do with it?

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2013
    This is a feature article in an IFPRI Insights: Magazine of the International Food Policy Research Institute. 

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