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World Food Day 2020 toolkit for educators and youth
All CountriesFAO

World Food Day 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in an exceptional moment as countries around the world deal with the widespread effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s a time to look...

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Are We There Yet? The Rigorousness of Impact Evaluations of Nutrition-Sensitive Agricultural Interventions
All CountriesWill Meister

What defines a nutrition-sensitive agriculture intervention? Like other food-based approaches, a nutrition-sensitive agriculture intervention looks toward food to improve nutrition instead of toward fortification or supplementation. A nutrition-se...

Nutrition
Malawi Study Highlights the Importance of Men in Childcare and Nutrition
MalawiElizabeth Mkandawire and Sheryl L Hendriks

This article is focusing on the change in gender roles in various communities in Malawi. The gender norms of women being the only caretakers of children, have slowly begun to eradicate. This is because of several factors limiting woman availabilit...

Nutrition
Africa’s Inland Aquatic Ecosystems: How They Can Increase Food Security and nutrition
Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Na...

This special issue which aims to enrich knowledge of the sector all over the African continent, covers the value and contributions of diverse aquatic systems to food security, nutrition and livelihoods. The editorial quantifies the significance of th...

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Methodology for Developing and Evaluating Food-based Dietary Guidelines and a Healthy Eating Index for Ethiopia: A Study Protocol
EthiopiaTesfaye Hailu Bekele, Jeanne JHM de Vries, Laura T...

Food-based dietary guidelines (FBDGs) are used to promote and maintain healthy eating in a population, by providing country-specific guidance. However, many African countries like Ethiopia do not have FBDGs. This paper describes the methodology for t...

Nutrition
Soybean: On Becoming a Highly Coveted Crop
NigeriaSahel Consulting Agriculture & Nutrition

In Nigeria, the consumption of soybean has increased over the years driven by the poultry, fishery and edible oil industries. Between 2012 and 2020, the Federal Ministry of Agriculture of Nigeria forecasted a growth of 51% for the fishery industry...

Nutrition
Unpacking the Complexity of Improved Nutrition in Ghana
GhanaIFPRI and University of Ghana

Two new research initiatives have commenced in Ghana. These are ‘Stories of Change in Nutrition in Ghana’, and ‘Leveraging Food Systems for Improved Nutrition in Ghana’. Both have been initiated by the International Food Po...

Nutrition
Nutrition Policy in West Africa – Evidence Note
Anna Vanderkooy, Roos Verstraeten, Ampa Dogui Diat...

This brief summarizes nutrition-relevant policies, strategies, and action plans in West Africa. With a focus on the six nutrition challenges that make up the World Health Assembly global targets, we examine: i) nutrition context, policy objectives...

Nutrition
Country Data Profile – Burkina Faso
Burkina FasoTransform Nutrition West Africa

This data profile from Transform Nutrition West Africa on Burkina Faso aims to: Summarize all available primary data sources and secondary data aggregation platforms for key nutrition indicators representative at the national level. Assess the id...

Nutrition
Measuring the Coverage of Nutrition Interventions Along the Continuum of Care: Time to Act at Scale
Stuart Gillespie, Purnima Menon, Rebecca Heidkamp,...

The global community is committed to addressing malnutrition. And yet, coverage data for high-impact interventions along the continuum of care remain scarce due to several measurement and data collection challenges. In this analysis paper, we iden...

Nutrition
Mobile Phones, Nutrition, and Agriculture in Ghana: Cost-Effectiveness Baseline Report
GhanaSimon Batchelor, Jennifer Sharp & Nigel Scott

This is the baseline report for the cost-effectiveness analysis of the Vodafone Farmers Club, Ghana, a ValueAdded Service supported by a grant from GSMA as a part of the mNutrition programme. mNutrition is a global initiative supported by DFID, or...

Nutrition
Country Data Profile – Guinea Bissau
Guinea BissauTransform Nutrition West Africa

This data profile from Transform Nutrition West Africa on Guinea Bissau aims to: Summarize all available primary data sources and secondary data aggregation platforms for key nutrition indicators representative at the national level. Assess the id...

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