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Review of SUN Country National Nutrition Plans

As of 2020, 61 countries and four Indian states have joined the global movement for Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN). SUN countries have made major strides in bringing together stakeholders from multiple sectors to align national efforts to end malnutrition. One of the goals of the SUN Movement’s Strategy and Roadmap for 2016-2020 is having all […]

July 16, 2020

Strengthening the Humanitarian-Development Nexus for Nutrition in Protracted Crises

This synthesis report is based on a desk review on ‘Strengthening the Humanitarian and Development Nexus [HDN] for Nutrition’ and four country case studies from Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia and Yemen conducted between 2017 and 2019. These studies respond to the recognition that protracted crises undermine the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, as meeting immediate lifesaving needs […]

June 18, 2020

Prevention of child wasting: Results of a Child Health & Nutrition Research Initiative (CHNRI) prioritisation exercise

Approximately 49.5 million children under the age of five years are wasted, and this global burden leads to loss of life, reduces the quality of life and impairs linear growth. Yet, there is a lack of robust research on effective strategies to prevent wasting. On the heels of recent Maximising the Quality of Scaling Up […]

February 17, 2020

Feasibility Report: Lessons learned from a city-to-city partnership on nutrition

The Birmingham India Nutrition Initiative (BINDI) is a Nutrition Smart City initiative which involves the development of policies and practices through a learning partnership between Birmingham City Council (BCC), the United Kingdom (UK) and Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC), India. This report focuses on the lessons learned from a city partnership on nutrition, linking to the […]

October 4, 2019

Policy Options for Pune Municipal Corporation

This paper lays out a series of policy options that could be considered by Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) in India to support the citizens of Pune to make healthy food choices when they are eating outside of their homes, whether at school, at work, on the move, or when eating in a hotel or restaurant. […]

Birmingham nutrition situation and stakeholder mapping

Birmingham is the second largest city in the United Kingdom, continuing to grow and relatively diverse. It faces a series of nutrition challenges as programmatic funding wanes: inadequate diet intake impacting low but persistent prevalence of undernutrition among children, micronutrient deficiencies among children, a high prevalence of overweight and obesity among adults and concerning rates […]

Pune nutrition situation and stakeholder mapping

This report serves two purposes for the BINDI project: to summarise the nutritional situation and to map the key project stakeholders. It focuses on Pune, one half of the BINDI partnership. Pune is a large city in India with a vibrant reputation that has established itself as one of the leading ‘Smart Cities’ in India. […]

Smart Nutrition Cities: Building on what’s gone before

The Birmingham India Nutrition Initiative (BINDI) is a ‘Nutrition Smart City’ initiative, which involves the development of relevant policies and practices through a learning partnership between Birmingham, United Kingdom (UK), and Pune, India. The two cities are developing a platform to enable joint learning, experience sharing and pilot specific initiatives. This report and the case […]

Food systems for nutrition in the Sahel: A joint DFID and French MOFA workshop

This workshop co-organised by the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) and the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MOFA), with the support of Maximising the Quality of Scaling Up Nutrition Plus (MQSUN+), examined the human and economic costs of Sahel’s nutrition situation and looked at how food systems could help respond. It […]

September 13, 2019

DFID’s aid spending for nutrition: 2017

This report is the latest in a series which presents detailed information on United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) aid investments to improve nutrition. Building on previous reports (Development Initiatives, 2014; 2015; 2016; 2017; 2018) regarding investments made between 2010 and 2016, and using the Scaling Up Nutrition Movement’s agreed methodology, this report analyses […]

June 10, 2019

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