Searching with a thematic focus on Nutrition in Ethiopia
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- DocumentBMC Public Health, 2014Background: The amount and distribution of rainfall and temperature influences household food availability, thus increasing the risk of child under nutrition. However, few studies examined the local spatial variability and the impact of temperature and rainfall on child under nutrition at a smaller scale (resolution).DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2014Leadership has been identified as a key factor in supporting action on nutrition in countries experiencing a high burden of childhood undernutrition.DocumentYoung Lives, 2014By recognising the multifaceted nature of health, this paper engages in the lively debate on the effects of health in early childhood on educational outcomes in later life stages, bringing new evidence from four low-and middle-income countries.DocumentNorwegian University of Life Sciences, 2014The paper studies the link between Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP) and short-run nutrition outcomes among children age 5 years and younger. It uses 2006 and 2010 survey data from Northern Ethiopia to estimate parameters of an exogenous switching regression.Document2013This MQSUN Briefing describes lessons learnt and implications from a MQSUN assignment which main objective was to analyze the research and policy challenges for improving nutrition governance in a context of state fragility. Efforts to strengthen government commitment to reduce under nutrition in Fragile and Conflict Affected States (FCAS) face a number of context specific challenges:Document2013This AgriDiet Position Paper explores the latest evidence on the relationships between agriculture and nutrition in food-insecure regions. First, it summarises the levels and consequences of undernutrition. Second, it reviews some contextual factors that might affect the relationship between agriculture and nutrition.Document
Scaling up nutrition: Progress report from countries and their partners in the movement to Scale Up Nutrition (SUN)United Nations [UN] Standing Committee on Nutrition, 2011This draft report was prepared for the High Level Meeting on Nutrition at the UN General Assembly in September 2011 and the follow-up workshop for the Scale-Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement, which was designed to help nations where people are at risk of under-nutrition and aims to show results within 1,000 days.Document
A synthesis of lessons: government experiences of scale-up of community-based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM)Emergency Nutrition Network, 2012This 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).DocumentInstitute of Development Studies, Sussex [ES], 2012This paper uses a political economy approach to examine questions around the lack of progress toward nutrition goals in six countries: Bangladesh, Brazil, Ethiopia, India, Peru and Zambia. All have medium to strong nutrition governance indicators, but only some are on track to meet the Millennium Development Goal and others have made no progress at all.Document
Fighting maternal and child malnutrition: analysing the political and institutional determinants of delivering a national multi-sectoral response in six countries: a synthesis paperInstitute of Development Studies, Sussex [ES], 2013Governance is a critical yet understudied component in the nutrition agenda, according to this paper’s authors. The paper uses a political economy approach to examine questions around the progress or lack thereof toward nutrition goals in six countries: Bangladesh, Brazil, Ethiopia, India, Peru and Zambia.