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- DocumentZambia Civil Society Scaling Up Nutrition Alliance, 2013This brief from the Zambia Civil Society Scaling Up Nutrition Alliance (CSO-SUN) outlines recommendations made to the government for the first 100 days for a Successful First 1000 Most Critical Days Programme. These 10 recommendations are as follows:1. Build political will to tackle under-nutrition;2. Ensure effective high-level national coordination;DocumentZambia Civil Society Scaling Up Nutrition Alliance, 2014Malnutrition in Zambia stands at embarrassingly high levels for a middle-income country, and the persistent rates are undermining social development and national economic growth.This briefing outlines five major problems which are blocking reductions in child malnutrition. It also provides recommendations to government on how to resolve these.DocumentZambia Civil Society Scaling Up Nutrition Alliance, 2014The Government of Zambia in coming up with the draft National Agriculture Policy (NAP) and its implementation plan is prepared to ensure that agriculture is positioned to drive growth and development in Zambia.DocumentZambia Civil Society Scaling Up Nutrition Alliance, 2013The Government in Zambia has a new programme on malnutrition, the 1000 most critical days programme andchild nutrition is increasingly being seen as a priority for government, civil society and the private sector alike. This brief outlines ten recommendations for the first 100 days for a Successful First 1000 Most Critical Days Programme in Zambia.DocumentMokoro, 2015This is a report of an independent comprehensive evaluation of the Scaling Up Nutrition movement (SUN). The terms of reference for this evaluation were to assess all aspects of SUN's performance and pose options for the evolution of SUN to build on strengths and address weaknesses. Recommendations from the report are as follows:DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2015This report puts into perspective the major food policy issues, developments, and decisions in 2014 and highlights challenges and opportunities for 2015. Drawing on rigorous research, IFPRI researchers and other distinguished food policy experts consider a wide range of crucial questions:DocumentOxford Policy Management, 2015There is considerable interest in greater transparency and accountability for aid expenditures. One result of this is that countries receiving external assistance have been encouraged to put effort into tracking spending.DocumentUnited Nations System Standing Committee on Nutrition, 2014Explicit attention to nutrition is needed as the world seeks to accelerate and sustain recent gains in development, and to expand these to include places and people who have been left behind. Without good nutrition, people’s mind and body cannot function well. When that happens, the foundations of economic, social and cultural life of society are undermined.DocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 2012This report includes the following sections: Use of community scorecards (CSCs) to improve nutrition services:DocumentMaximising the Quality of Scaling Up Nutrition, 2014In the Baluchistan Province of Pakistan, under-nutrition remains a recognized health problem and plays a substantial role in the region’s elevated maternal and child morbidity and mortality rates. Fifty-two per cent of children have stunted growth, 73.5% of children and 60.7% of pregnant women have vitamin A deficiency.