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Measuring the commitment to reduce hunger: a hunger reduction commitment index hunger reduction commitment indexFood Policy, 2014Can an index be constructed to assess governments’ commitment to reduce hunger? This paper argues for the need for such an index and outlines one way of constructing it. The authors use secondary data to construct the Hunger Reduction Commitment Index (HRCI) for 21 developing countries.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:Document
The impact of a food assistance program on nutritional status, disease progression and food security among people living with HIV in UgandaInternational Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2014This study contributes needed evidence of the impact of food assistance targeted to PLHIV on their nutritional status and food security outcomes. It is among only a handful of rigorously designed studiesDocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2011A multi-sectoral approach is arguably the most effective way to reduce malnutrition, but there is little evidence about how to implement it. This volume is an initial venture into the in-depth research necessary to develop that evidence base and answer questions about whether it is possible to work multi-sectorally in nutrition.Document
Effective international action against undernutrition: why has it proven so difficult and what can be done to accelerate progress?The Lancet, 2008Many transnational organisations work to support efforts to eliminate maternal and child undernutrition in high-burden countries. Financial, intellectual, and personal linkages bind these organisations loosely together as components of an international nutrition system.