Supporting Policies, Programs, and Enabling Actions Through Research

SUPPORTING POLICIES, PROGRAMS, AND ENABLING ACTIONS THROUGH RESEARCH

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The Transform Nutrition West Africa project team from 18-22 March, 2019, hosted 32 nutrition professionals from nine West African countries: Benin,
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Leading figures in the global fight against hunger gathered at Purdue University April 10-11 for a colloquium to exchange ideas on
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Obesity is increasing in most countries, in both urban and rural settings, across socio-economic levels, among children and adults. Consequences
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A new report by the Lancet Commission on the Global Syndemic of Obesity, Undernutrition and Climate Change delivers a powerful,
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The first decade of the 21st century was one of widespread inertia toward the burgeoning “double burden,” that is, rising
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Undernutrition remains a stubborn development challenge in many parts of the world, yet overweight and obesity are simultaneously on the
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Africa has the highest prevalence of undernourishment in the world, according to 2017 FAO estimates, with nearly 21 percent of
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Under way since September 2017, Stories of Change Vietnam aims to understand the history, contemporary treatment, and future of nutrition in Vietnam, including policy and practice pertaining to both undernutrition and overweight/obesity. The research uses quantitative methods to explore trends in nutrition outcomes and drivers, and qualitative approaches to analyze trends in 'enabling environments' for nutrition.
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Ethiopia has made great strides in recent years in addressing nutrition problems that have long plagued the country: between 2000