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Improving Feeding of Young Children During and After Illness: A Behavioral Design Approach Webinar

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Social and Behavior Change and Gender
In this webinar, speakers from both Breakthrough ACTION and USAID Advancing Nutrition shared insights from a behavioral design process completed in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Conception d'activités agricoles efficaces sensibles à la nutrition: Guide de l'animateur

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Capacity StrengtheningNutrition-Sensitive Agriculture Design Guide Community of Practice Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture
Ce document est un guide de l'animateur pour l'atelier sur le guide de conception d'une agriculture sensible à la nutrition. Associé à deux présentations de diapositives PowerPoint, il fournit des instructions détaillées permettant à une équipe d'animation de mener l'atelier de trois jours.
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Advancements in Understanding Breastmilk: Learning from the BEGIN Project GNCP Webinar

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Nutrition and Health SystemsInfant and Young Child Feeding Recommendations
The Breastmilk Ecology: Genesis of Infant Nutrition (BEGIN) project takes an ecological approach to analyzing the unique biology of human milk by exploring it as a complex biological system.
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Field Exchange: Special Issue on Nutrition of Adolescents and School-Aged Children

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Nutrition and Health Systems Adolescent NutritionMaternal NutritionMicronutrient Interventions
Articles focus on implementing school-based nutrition programs, promoting youth leadership, improving food choices, and supporting pregnant teens.
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Systematic Review of Metrics Used to Characterise Dietary Nutrient Supply from Household Consumption and Expenditure Surveys

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
Using the household consumption and expenditure survey (HCES), researchers estimated household dietary nutrient supply to identify metrics reported and parameters used to construct these metrics. They summarized comparisons between estimates derived from the HCES and individual dietary assessment data and explored nutrient inadequacy in different demographic groups.
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Strategies and Interventions for Healthy Adolescent Growth, Nutrition, and Development

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Adolescent NutritionFood SecurityMicronutrient Interventions
Effective interventions and policies for adolescent growth, nutrition, and development need to be multi-sectoral and supported by multi-faceted and multi-level policy, extending across education, health, food systems, social protection, and digital media. Data standardization and systems are essential to coordinate and monitor these responses.
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Emergency Food Aid Challenges in Natural and Man-Made Disasters: A Systematic Review

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Nutrition in Humanitarian Contexts Emergency Nutrition
The most common challenges in countries receiving humanitarian food assistance during disasters and emergencies related to access and monitoring. Research should focus on practical approaches to solve problems and increase the effectiveness of this aid. This article is behind a paywall.
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4 Women Scientists Breaking Down Barriers to End Hunger

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Knowledge Management Gender
Through Feed the Future, the U.S. Government’s global hunger and food security initiative, USAID supports scientists to break down barriers to becoming leaders and role models in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. This gathering features four women scientists who lead by example and harness local solutions to end hunger. This is a webinar.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

USAID Advancing Nutrition Project Year 3 Summary: Priorities and Key Accomplishments

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Knowledge Management Micronutrient Interventions
Priorities across teams include micronutrients, infant and young child feeding, healthy diets, and wasting prevention and management.
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Innovation Lab for Nutrition Legacy Report: 2010–2021

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Knowledge Management
The Nutrition Innovation Lab’s evidence generation, policy strengthening, and capacity strengthening efforts contributed to improving nutrition through agricultural interventions. The report highlights key achievements and lessons learned during its decade of operation in nine countries.
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Scoping Review of Intervention Strategies for Improving Coverage and Uptake of Maternal Nutrition Services in Southeast Asia

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Nutrition and Health Systems AnemiaMaternal NutritionMicronutrient InterventionsNutrition Assessment, Counseling, and Support (NACS)
This review recommends diverse strategies and delivery mechanisms, including health education, supplementation, community participation, and robust health system responses to achieve effective maternal nutrition programs.
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Global and Local Partnerships Advance Nutrition

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Knowledge Management Adolescent NutritionCOVID-19Food SecurityMaternal NutritionMicronutrient InterventionsNutrition Sensitive Agriculture
Collaborative multi-sectoral nutrition initiatives include establishing food security and nutrition planning guidelines; conducting training of trainers courses delivering nutrition-specific activities to adolescent girls, pregnant women, and women of reproductive age; and supporting governments to develop strategies and tools for nutrition services.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Sustainable Land Use: Role of Soil for Sustainable Food Systems: A Food and Agriculture Transatlantic Dialogue

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Food Systems Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture
The Global Forum for Food and Agriculture report emphasizes the need to minimize soil degradation and restore degraded soils, and highlights the critical role that soils can play as carbon sinks.
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Advancing Food Systems Transformation: Dialogue between German Development Cooperation and CGIAR

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Food Systems Food Security
Speakers discuss the importance of international food systems research and the science–policy interface for advancing key actions for agriculture, food systems, and food security strategy and initiatives. They also identify joint priorities, opportunities, and entry points for collaboration. This is a webinar.
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Reshaping Food Policy and Governance to Incentivize and Empower Disadvantaged Groups for Improving Nutrition

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Food Systems COVID-19Food Security
To end malnutrition in the post-COVID-19 pandemic era, multiple sectors—including health, agriculture, social protection, education, and infrastructure—must collaborate more effectively to develop and implement food and nutrition policies.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.