Summary Report: Nutrition in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Reports
Sectors:
Nutrition
Organization:
World Bank, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bread for the World, The 1000 Days Partnership, IFPRI, Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
Author:
World Bank group (WBG), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bread for the World, The 1000 Days Partnership, IFPRI, and CIDA
Region:
Global
Resource Publication Date:
March, 2013
Content Format:
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The World Bank and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation co-hosted a meeting on February 20, 2013 in Washington, D.C., in collaboration with Bread for the World, The 1,000 Days Partnership, IFPRI, and the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA). This meeting included nutrition, policy, and advocacy experts from the research, development, and civil society communities to advance the dialogue on nutrition in the post-2015 development agenda and to recommend next steps to incorporate select nutrition indicators/targets in the post-2015 discussions. This expert consultation reviewed the rationale and success of the current MDG structure and the priority nutrition challenges fo rthe next 15 years. Participants also discussed the pros and cons of potential nutrition indicators and targets that would best capture and respond to these challenges. The below report summarizes the key messages that emerged from this consultation and articulates broadly held opinions about what and how to position nutrition in ongoing institutional and high-level dialogue and engagement with the post-2015 consultation process through 2013. Presentations from this event are also provided below. Summary Report: Nutrition in the Post-2015 Development Agenda (pdf) Session 1 (Lawrence Haddad): Positioning Nutrition in the Post-2015 Debate (pdf) Session 2 (Meera Shekar): The "Nutrition MDG": Lessons for the post-MDG agenda (pdf) Session 3 (Francesco Branca): What are the priority nutrition challenges for the next 15 years? (pdf) Session 4 (Kay Dewey): Candidate indicators for measuring progress at improving nutrition (pdf)

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