Searching with a thematic focus on Political economy of undernutrition, Nutrition
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- DocumentGlobal Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, 2015Most low and middle income countries are burdened by persistent undernutrition as well as by rapidly growing overweight, obesity and diet-related non-communicable diseases. It is widely accepted that agricultural and food system policies must make a greater contribution to enhancing diets and hence to improving nutrition if these challenges are to be addressed.DocumentWorld Vision, 2015National governments have the primary responsibility for meeting their citizens’ food and nutrition needs, but when a government is unable to do so international food assistance is a critical global safety net for the world’s most vulnerable men, women and children.DocumentAdvances in Nutrition, 2015Nearly all countries in the world today are burdened with malnutrition, manifesting as undernutrition, micronutrient deficiencies, and/or overweight and obesity. Despite some progress, efforts to alleviate malnutrition are hampered by a shortage in number, skills, and geographic coverage, of a workforce for nutrition.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2015This brief draws on data from the Global Nutrition Report 2015. It provides a snapshot of the current status of malnutrition in Africa and identifies actions for accelerating progress in the continent. Actions for accelerating progress in Africa are:DocumentFood and Agriculture Organization Corporate Document Repository, 2015Monotonous diets fail to meet Human micronutrients' needs. Consequently, dietary diversity is crucial for vulnerable groups, in particular for women of reproductive age (WRA). Could the dietary diversity be measured and used as a simple population-level proxy indicator collected via large-scale surveys to reflect the micronutrient adequacy of WRA’s diets?DocumentWorld Health Organization, 2015In September 2015, UNICEF, WHO and World Bank Group released updated joint child malnutrition estimates for the 1990 to 2014 period, which represent the most recent global and regional figures after adding 62 new surveys from 57 countries to the joint dataset. This key findings report summarizes the new numbers, main messages and identifies some minor changes in methodology.DocumentScaling Up Nutrition, 2015The 2015 report provides a detailed snapshot of the progress and results towards scaling up nutrition in SUN Countries and the broad evolution of the Movement. Key messagesDocumentSmall Island Economies - CTA Brussels, 2015Many actions are needed to deliver on nutrition outcomes. A strong commitment to improving nutrition faster and build this goal into the post-2015 process is needed.Document
Estimating the Effect of Suboptimal Breastfeeding Practices on Child Mortality: A Model in PROFILES for Country-Level AdvocacyFood and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project, 2015Optimal breastfeeding reduces the risk of child mortality. Recently, FANTA updated the PROFILES tool to include a model that estimates the effect of suboptimal breastfeeding practices on child mortality.DocumentFood and Nutrition Bulletin (FNB), 2015With food security now a top priority for many governments and for the global development community, there is heightened awareness of the need to improve our understanding and measurement of food security. This paper aims to bring clarity in the assessment of the food access dimension of food security at the household and individual level.