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Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Implementation and Scale-Up of Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review of What Works, What Doesn't Work, and Why

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Food Systems Food SecurityNutrition Sensitive Agriculture
Key areas for attention to enhance the success of nutrition-sensitive agriculture programs include learning from past successes and failures, strengthening local structures, and empowering communities and building resilience.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Do Not Transform Food Systems on the Backs of the Rural Poor

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Food Systems COVID-19Food Security
Many food system transformation approaches do not explicitly include measures to ensure that envisioned changes will improve the livelihoods of low-income people living in rural areas. Such modeling risks transforming food systems to reach environmental and nutritional objectives without considering unintended consequences for this population.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Decisions to Start, Strengthen, and Sustain Food Fortification Programs: An Application of the Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (GRADE) Evidence to Decision (EtD) Framework in Nigeria

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Food Systems Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Micronutrient Interventions
Gaps in program design and implementation constrain the impact of food fortification. Using the GRADE EtD framework can strengthen the decision-making processes for health systems and public health, as well as improve program design, delivery, and health impacts.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Sample Sizes for Saturation in Qualitative Research: A Systematic Review of Empirical Tests

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
Results provide empirical guidance on effective sample sizes for qualitative research, which can be used in conjunction with characteristics of individual studies to estimate an appropriate sample size.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

A Pilot to Promote Early Child Development within Health Systems in Mozambique: A Qualitative Evaluation

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Nutrition Assessment, Counseling, and Support (NACS)
Researchers assessed the delivery, acceptability, perceptions, barriers, and facilitators of integrating developmental monitoring, nutritional screening, and counseling in health facilities. They identified programmatic recommendations for enhancing service delivery and maximizing potential impacts on nurturing care and early child development outcomes. This article is behind a paywall.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Basis for Changes in the Disease Burden Estimates Related to Vitamin A and Zinc Deficiencies in the 2017 and 2019 Global Burden of Disease Studies

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Growth Monitoring and Promotion Micronutrient Interventions
Changes in the estimated disease burdens due to vitamin A and zinc deficiencies from 2017 to 2019 are primarily due to changes in analytical methods employed in the Global Burden of Disease studies; as a result, they may not represent true changes in disease burden.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Zinc Fortification Country Briefs: Burkina Faso, and Senegal

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Food Systems Micronutrient Interventions
Briefs provide the rationale for zinc fortification, describe zinc deficiency and food fortification efforts, and outline actions that governments and supporting partners can take to remedy zinc deficiency through fortification.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Growth Monitoring and Promotion in Three Districts of Nepal: A Case Study Narrative

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Nutrition and Health Systems Growth Monitoring and Promotion
Routine growth monitoring and promotion (GMP) of infants and young children provides frequent contacts with caregivers and can serve as an entry point for other essential nutrition and child health and development services.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

USAID Advancing Nutrition Kenya Fact Sheet

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Knowledge Management
This two-page fact sheet describes USAID Advancing Nutrition's support to the government of Kenya as it works to strengthen national and county-level government capacity to plan, finance, manage, and implement multi-sectoral nutrition interventions to improve the health of populations at risk of nutritional deficiencies.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

USAID Large-Scale Food Fortification Programming Guide: Supporting Food Fortification at a Country Level and on a Global Scale

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Food Systems Food SystemsMicronutrient Interventions
This guide is centered on a results framework and serves as a tool for USAID Bureaus, Missions and development partners across government, the private sector and civil society to assess their specific needs and strategic opportunities, to design, implement, monitor and evaluate, and adjust large-scale food fortification programming for countries based on their local context.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Guide du programme Impliquer les membres de la famille dans l’amélioration de la nutrition maternelle et infantile

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Social and Behavior Change and GenderGender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Maternal Nutrition
Le présent guide traduit les résultats de la recherche en recommandations pratiques pour des interventions qui impliquent effcacement les membres de la famille dans les soins et l’alimentation des enfants.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Focusing on Social Norms: A Practical Guide for Nutrition Programmers to Improve Women’s and Children’s Diets

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Social and Behavior Change and Gender Behavior Change for NutritionComplementary FeedingInfant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Maternal Nutrition
Social norms influence the meaning and value of food as well as roles and expectations. This guide is for nutrition program planners and implementers planning norm-responsive activities within nutrition-sensitive or nutrition-specific programming.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

Experiences from Implementation of a School-Based Nutrition Programme in Wakiso District, Central Uganda

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Adolescent NutritionNutrition Assessment, Counseling, and Support (NACS)Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
This article outlines a school-based nutrition program targeting adolescents in Uganda that incorporated healthcare and interventions, parent-led school feeding, and the creation of school gardens.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

Young People and Agriculture: Strategic Priorities for Impact

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Adolescent NutritionEconomic GrowthFood Security
This strategy describes how Mercy Corps is engaging adolescents (ages 10–19) and youth (ages 20–24) in agriculture and technology to improve the food and nutrition security of their families and increase community resilience. It includes a theory of change, principles for engagement, and a framework for impact.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

World Food Forum 2021 Year in Review

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Adolescent NutritionCOVID-19Food Systems
This report is a summary of actions taken since the World Food Forum in 2021 to reach the Sustainable Development Goals, particularly how they have engaged youth in shaping the future of food security and addressing Goal 2: Zero Hunger.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

Fix My Food: Children's Views on Transforming Food Systems

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Adolescent NutritionFood Systems
In 2021, UNICEF partnered with the Young and Resilient Research Centre at Western Sydney University to host participatory workshops with adolescents in 18 countries around the world on their perspectives on food systems, including the barriers and challenges to attaining nutrition food and how they want food systems to change. The key insights and findings are summarized in this report.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

Maternal, Infant, Young Child and Adolescent Nutrition Action Plan 2020-2025

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Adolescent NutritionInfant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Maternal Nutrition
This action plan is the Ugandan Ministry of Health's 5-year plan to reduce all forms of malnutrition in mothers, infants, young children, and adolescents. The action plan's objectives include to increase adolescents' access to nutrition-specific services and to strengthen school nutrition programs to promote optimal adolescent nutrition for improved health.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

Eating Disorders during Adolescence: Nutritional Problems and Interventions

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Acute MalnutritionAdolescent Nutrition
This website is a reference for health care professionals, students, educators, and parents to understand eating disorders and their impact on adolescence.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

Prevention of Overweight and Obesity in Children and Adolescents

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Acute MalnutritionAdolescent NutritionFood Systems
More than 340 million of children age 5–19 have overweight, and growth is most rapid in low- and middle-income countries. This set of materials includes a program guidance, which guides countries in adapting programming to the changing face of malnutrition, and an advocacy strategy guidance to support UNICEF offices and partners in adapting the program guidance into advocacy work.
Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank

The Triple Burden of Malnutrition Among Adolescents in Indonesia

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Acute MalnutritionAdolescent NutritionAnemiaPhysical Activity
This supplement emphasizes the need to prioritize investigating and addressing the triple burden of malnutrition present among adolescents in Indonesia.