Methods, Tools and Indicators

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Landscape of Nutrition Indicators within Government-Led Monitoring and Evaluation Systems in 16 PEPFAR-Funded Countries

01/01/2016 - This landscape analysis documents nutrition indicators that are collected at the national level in 16 PEPFAR-funded countries. A total of 321 nutrition-related indicators were identified and are [...]

Minimum Dietary Diversity for Women: A Guide to Measurement

01/01/2016 - FAO and FANTA have released a guide that provides potential users of the new indicator, Minimum Dietary Diversity for Women (MDD-W), with detailed information and guidance on how to apply MDD-W in [...]

Key Recommendations for Improving Nutrition through Agriculture and Food Systems

01/07/2015 - Food systems provide for all people’s nutritional needs, while at the same time contributing to economic growth. The food and agriculture sector has the primary role in feeding people well by [...]

Unravelling Commitment? An Empirical Assessment of Political Commitment to Reduce Hunger and Undernutrition in Five High Burden Countries

29/06/2015 - The IDS Evidence Report 138, written by te Lintelo and Lakshman, has used secondary data to demonstrate that developing countries often have divergent strengths of commitment to hunger [...]

OWG Nutrition & Post-2015 Agenda

01/09/2014 - The Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), formed as an outcome of the Rio+20 Conference, concluded its mandate in September 2014 by delivering a report containing a [...]

Actions and Accountability to Accelerate the World’s Progress on Nutrition, The Global Nutrition Report 2014

05/07/2014 - Malnutrition affects one in three people on the planet. Of these, 162 million children under the age of five are estimated to be stunted (i.e. low height for age). Two billion people are estimated to [...]

The Sphere Project - Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response

01/01/2011 - The Humanitarian Charter and minimum standards reflect the determination of agencies to improve both the effectiveness of their assistance and their accountability to their stakeholders, contributing [...]

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Nutrition-sensitive investments in agriculture and food systems. Budget analysis guidance note This publication outlines methods and actions for countries to monitor nutrition-related spending. It will contribute to understanding the importance and opportunities for countries to use costing and…
Call for experts - WHO initiative to estimate the global burden of foodborne diseases Deadline: 31 October 2020 Background Foodborne diseases are a major cause of human morbidity and mortality. According to the global estimates from the WHO Foodborne Disease Burden Epidemiology…
IAEA’s Nutritional and Health-Related Environmental Studies Newsletter - Issue 12 (August 2020) The 12th Nutritional & Health-related Environmental Studies Newsletter has a special focus on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. It includes suggestions for conducting IAEA nutrition studies during…
Evidence and Guidance Note on the Use of CVA for Nutrition Outcomes The main purpose of this document is to provide the nutrition sector with evidence and guidance to more routinely consider and, if appropriate, use cash and voucher modalities in nutrition in…
Merger of the UN System Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN) and the UN Network for Scaling-Up Nutrition (SUN) Dear partners and colleagues,I am writing to you as the ad interim Chair of the UN System Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN) to provide you with an update on the merger of the UN Network for…