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The Current State of Evidence and Thinking on Wasting Prevention

This report, prepared by the Emergency Nutrition Network (ENN), presents the findings from a review of published and grey literature produced between 1990 and 2018, as well as consultation with stakeholders (n=46) conducted through individual interviews between December 2017 and March 2018, on the current state of evidence and thinking on wasting prevention. The review […]

December 13, 2018

Where Business and Nutrition Meet: Review of Approaches and Evidence on Private Sector Engagement in Nutrition

The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) encourages private sector investment in strengthening ‘national and global food systems to make nutritious diets more affordable and accessible to the poor, in particular for women, adolescent girls and children’ and in ‘healthier and more productive workforces […] as part of […] responsible and sustainable growth strategies’ […]

June 15, 2018

DFID’s Aid Spending for Nutrition 2016

The report expands on previous reports that looked at United Kingdom’s Department for International Development’s (DFID) investments between 2010 and 2015, and uses the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement’s agreed methodology. Key Findings DFID disbursed US$805 million of nutrition-related official development assistance (ODA or aid) to developing countries in 2016: US$693 million on nutrition-sensitive interventions and US$111 […]

May 25, 2018

Constraints and Complexities of Information and Analysis: Data Planning in Famine-risk Countries

This report was commissioned by the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) to identify critical short-term gaps in data availability or quality that might be addressed by timely donor action. Between July 2017 and January 2018, a study team comprised of members from Tufts University’s Feinstein International Centre and Centre for Humanitarian Change conducted interviews with Integrated Phase Classification (IPC) […]

March 10, 2018

The Aetiology of Wasting

This report, prepared by the Emergency Nutrition Network (ENN), provides a summary of the current state of thinking on wasting prevention. It explores what is known about the physiology of wasting and the causes, predispositions and pathways that lead to the condition (its aetiology). The report focuses on the period of conception to five years of […]

February 16, 2018

A Nutrition Commitment Repository: Scoping and Alternatives

The original intent of this scoping exercise was to better understand how a commitment repository for non-state actors—in particular, business and civil society organisations (CSOs)—might strengthen the commitment of non-state actors to nutrition and increase their accountability for progress. A second objective was to imagine what this repository might look like, how it might work […]

June 19, 2017

DFID’s Aid Spending for Nutrition 2015

Building on previous reviews, this report independently analyses the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development’s (DFID) official development assistance (ODA) spending on nutrition-related projects in the year 2015. The research team used the approach developed by the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Donor Network to identify and quantify DFID’s nutrition-specific and nutrition-sensitive interventions. The report reveals that DFID […]

March 1, 2017

Analysis of Nutrition-sensitive Budget Allocations: Experience from 30 Countries

This report examines the categorisation of nutrition budget line items prepared by countries, and analyses it across the five key sectoral domains identified in the 2014 Global Nutrition Report (health, education, agriculture, social protection, agriculture and water, sanitation and hygiene). Within each thematic sector, the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Secretariat was able to sub-classify […]

March 11, 2016

Addressing Undernutrition in the Context of Urbanisation in Low- and Middle-income Countries

Urbanisation presents a set of challenges and opportunities for tackling undernutrition in low- and middle-income countries where the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) works. This evidence review considers the scale of urbanisation in these countries, appraises what works in urban settings and how this context differs from the rural context with regard to nutrition programming, […]

February 10, 2016

Report on Phase 1 of the Spatial Mapping of Nutrition Programming Project

This report provides output for Phase 1 of the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development’s (DFID) spatial mapping of nutrition programming project. The overall project comprises two discrete phases and aims to better understand if and how spatial analysis can help to coordinate and co-locate nutrition relevant programmes. The rationale for the project is based on the recognition […]

February 25, 2015

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