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- DocumentResearch on Poverty Alleviation, Tanzania, 2009This brief examines the status of nutrition in Tanzania. Despite improvements between 1999 and 2004/05, data clearly show that the prevalence of child undernutrition remains high in Tanzania and malnutrition begins at an early age.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies, Sussex [ES], 2014This case study of a Tanzanian food processing business analyses the potential of mid-sized businesses toDocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2014In Nigeria, undernutrition is causing vast social and economic damage. To address this, poor people must have better access to a diet rich in essential nutrients. Markets are a key source of food for a growing proportion of poor people, but a number of constraints prevent businesses from providing nutrition-rich foods that reach the poorest communities.Document
Engaging fathers and grandmothers to improve maternal and child dietary practices: Planning a community-based study in western KenyaAfrican Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 2015Fathers and grandmothers are key family influencers who have an impact on maternal and child health. This paper describes the planning, design, and implementation of a four -phased evaluation study on the impact of engaging fathers or grandmothers in improving diets of mothers and feeding practices of infants and young children in a rural setting in western Kenya.DocumentHealth and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2016This report identifies research on the outcomes of school feeding programmes which are mixed but largely positive. Some programme costs and design considerations are presented which provide lessons for sustainability and affordability. Some cost-benefit analyses are also included and trade-offs discussed. Key points for consideration in programme design include:Document
Researchers from Ahmadu Bello University receive grant for research on long-term outcomes of Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) programmeOperational Research and Impact Evaluation, 2015Every year about one million children under five years of age die in Nigeria. Malnutrition contributes to nearly half of these deaths.DocumentOperational Research and Impact Evaluation, 2015This briefing reviews aspects of nutrition sector governance, which are supported by the DFID funded programme Working to Improve Nutrition in Northern Nigeria (WINNN) implemented by UNICEF, Save the Children and Action Against Hunger, in partnership with the Government of Nigeria.Document
Thirty-five years later: evaluating effects of a quasi-random child health and family planning programme in BangladeshInternational Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015Improving the health and nutrition of young children is important not only for immediate well-being, but also because it is believed to reduce poverty in the long-run through improved human capital. Many programs such as Head Start and Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programs rely on this postulated link.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2015The treatment and prevention of severe acute malnutrition via the CMAM programme is one of four outputs of the UK Department for International Development funded Working to Improve Nutrition in Northern Nigeria (WINNN) programme. This output aims to deliver effective treatment for severe acute malnutrition through local health systems in collaboration with communities.DocumentHelpAge International, 2015Older people (generally defined as people aged sixty years and older) are a vulnerable group for malnutrition in humanitarian and developmental contexts. Due to their age they have specific nutritional needs, such as easily digestible and palatable food adapted to those with chewing problems, which is dense in nutrients.