Addressing Malnutrition Multisectorally: What have we learned from recent international experience?

Reports
Sectors:
Agriculture, Nutrition
Organization:
UNICEF
Author:
Jim Levinson, Yarlini Balarajan and Alessandra Marini
Regions:
Global
Publication Dates:
October, 2013
Content Formats:
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Authors Jim Levinson and Yarlini Balarajan of UNICEF New York and Alessandra Marini of the World Bank present three major case studies from Peru, Brazil and Bangladesh, but also a historical review of multisectoral nutrition activities in several other countries around the world. The report offers conclusions and lessons learned focusing on the value of combining nutrition-specific and nutrition-sensitive interventions that functions together in targeted areas, the importance of nutrition-related related results-based incentives to generate action on sub-national levels, and the importance of advocacy at the policy level.

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