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Multisectoral Mapping of Nutrition | La Cartographie Multisectorielle des Actions de Nutrition

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Data on the implementation of nutrition actions across all sectors and stakeholders is often spotty, uncoordinated, or non-existent. Such an environment makes it difficult to access critical inputs for planning and scaling up...

An Integrative Framework for implementation Science in Nutrition

Webinar: The Society for Implementation Science in Nutrition (SISN) will host a webinar to promote a common understanding of some core concepts in implementation science (IS) and implementation research (IR), and to present an integrative framework for IS and a classification scheme for IR in nutrition. 

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The Double Burden of Malnutrition

This WHO policy brief describes the double burden of malnutrition (a mix of undernutrition and overweight/obesity in a given area) now facing many countries. Identifying, promoting, and implementing “double-duty” actions that address these issues are becoming greater priorities, and the brief looks at the six policy areas that can help: food systems, social protection, health systems, trade...

Double-Duty Actions for Nutrition

This policy brief sets out the potential for double-duty actions to improve nutrition outcomes across the spectrum of malnutrition, through integrated initiatives, policies and programmes. Double-duty actions include interventions, programmes and policies that have the potential to simultaneously reduce the risk or burden of both undernutrition (including wasting, stunting and micronutrient...

Double-Duty Actions: Policies that Address Malnutrition in All its Forms

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USAID SPRING, the World Cancer Research Fund International, and SecureNutrition will co-host a webinar to present the Fund's NOURISHING framework, developed to...

African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition, and Development – Special Issue on Biofortification

The African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition, and Development’s most recent issue is devoted to biofortification and its potential as a cost-effective and sustainable method to reduce mineral and vitamin deficiencies amongst the rural poor. This special edition includes some of the first articles by practitioners, evaluating the delivery experience of biofortified crops (e.g....

Concepts and Methods for Food Environment Research in Low and Middle Income Countries

Developed by the Agriculture, Nutrition and Health Academy Food Environment Working Groups, this brief synthesizes research methods and metrics around food environments and identifies theoretical, empirical, methodological, and conceptual research gaps. The authors propose a conceptual framework in order to examine relevant metrics, describing the food environment as the interface between food...

Nutrition-sensitive Agriculture and Food Systems in Practice: Options for Intervention

This FAO report focuses on interventions that can enhance nutrition-sensitive agriculture and food systems. It is organized according to four key functions of the food system—production, handling/storage, trade, and consumer demand—and additionally categorized by cross-cutting issues such as nutrition-sensitive value chains, women’s empowerment, food loss and waste, and food quality, safety...

Addressing Barriers to Maternal Nutrition: Evidence and Program Considerations

This brief presents a review of literature focused on barriers to maternal nutrition and weight gain during pregnancy in low- and middle-income countries. USAID Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP), who authors the brief, presents a compilation of country policies that address maternal diet and weight gain during pregnancy, and provides key considerations for inclusion of this topic into...

At the Root of Exodus: Food Security, Conflict and International Migration

This World Food Programme study examines the role that food security and other factors play in cross-border migration. The authors draw on quantitative and qualitative research, particularly interviews with people who have left their homes to reach Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon, Italy, and Greece. They find that countries with the highest level of food insecurity and conflict have the most...

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