Social Protection and Nutrition

Briefs
Sectors:
Nutrition, Social Protection
Organization:
DFAT Australia
Author:
Nicholas Freeland and Cécile Cherrier
Regions:
Global
Publication Dates:
May, 2015
Content Formats:
Text

This pragmatic Guidance Note from the Australian Government's Department for Foreign Affairs and Trade aims to equip aid administrators and practitioners familiar with basic social protection concepts to understand its potential to improve nutrition. The document presents the theoretical case for using social protection in the fight against malnutrition and sets out a series of questions that should be considered at each stage of a program cycle - including how to convey nutrition messages, what are budget implications for working across sectors, and concerns around data and indicators. 

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