2016 Integrated Nutrition Conference features NM themes

On November 14-16, Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and partners from various sectors met in Nairobi, Kenya, for the 2016 Integrated Nutrition Conference. This year’s event focused on “Responding with the Private Sector for Greater Nutrition Impact.” Participants shared tools, technologies, practices, business models, and multi-sectoral partnership strategies for improving nutritional outcomes for vulnerable populations. These >> Read more

Stories of Change Featured at Micronutrient Forum

On October 23, 2016, Transform Nutrition’s Stories of Change in Nutrition hosted a symposium at the 2016 Micronutrient Forum Global Conference in Cancun, Mexico. Panelists shared insights from Senegal, Odisha (India), and Zambia on how to address the challenge of undernutrition in different contexts. Lessons on how to foster leadership and good governance in nutrition were >> Read more

Nourishing Millions at 43rd session of Committee on World Food Security

Key lessons from Nourishing Millions were presented at a side event co-organized by IFPRI and its partners at the 43rd session of the Committee on World Food Security on October 18 in Rome. The side event, entitled “Transforming food systems for healthier diets: What will it take to achieve major acceleration in delivering healthy diets >> Read more

Judith Hodge Highlights the Importance of Infant and Young Child Feeding

We asked Judith Hodge, Independent Consultant on Global Food and Nutrition Security and Co-Editor of Nourishing Millions, to share her reflections on what works in nutrition. In this brief video interview, Judith shares her observation of the critical role that infant and young child feeding (IYCF) – and breastfeeding in particular – plays in child >> Read more

Ellen Piwoz on the Next Big Success — Breastfeeding

Guest blog post by Ellen Piwoz, Senior Program Officer and Initiative Lead in the Nutrition Division of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Nourishing Millions captures great examples of recent nutrition successes. This seems like a good week to note an area where I see significant potential for our next great success story—breastfeeding. This year’s >> Read more

Charlotte Dufour Explains Why Trade Matters for Nutrition

We asked Charlotte Dufour, Nutrition Policy and Programme Officer with the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, to share her reflections on how to accelerate nutrition progress. In this brief video interview, Charlotte highlights the implications of global, regional, and national trade for the nutrition of households around the world.  

US Launch of Nourishing Millions: Learning from Stories to Scale up Progress

“Turning political commitment into implementation and into impact – that is the kind of watershed moment that we are at with regard to malnutrition in most of these countries,” said Stuart Gillespie, co-editor of Nourishing Millions: Stories of Change in Nutrition, during the US launch of the book in Washington, DC on June 29, 2016. >> Read more

Stories of change in nutrition

The following post by Samantha Reddin, Communications Manager for Transform Nutrition, was originally published on the Institute of Development Studies website.   This week sees the launch of the book Nourishing Millions: Stories of Change in Nutrition which brings together the most intriguing stories about improving nutrition from the past five decades. These stories provide insight into what works in >> Read more

Nourishing Millions Book Released

Nourishing Millions: Stories of Change in Nutrition is now available! The book explores what works in nutrition, what does not, and the factors that contribute to success. Chapters highlight programs and interventions addressing immediate and underlying drivers of malnutrition as well as country experiences with nutrition improvement and the role of nutrition leaders. An eight-page >> Read more

New Resources: PowerPoint Slide Set and Classroom Discussion Questions

Nourishing Millions has developed a set of PowerPoint slides and classroom discussion questions to accompany the book. The PowerPoint provides key messages from each chapter and can be downloaded as a 100-slide set or as smaller slide sets that correspond to each chapter. The classroom discussion questions are an excellent tool for educators looking to >> Read more

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