By Stuart Gillespie, Purnima Menon and Andrew Kennedy
This blog is based on an article recently published in the ‘Global Nutrition Report 2015’.
Despite relative consensus on actions to improve nutrition globally, less is known on how to operationalize the right mix of actions – nutrition-specific and nutrition-sensitive – equitably, at scale, in different contexts. How to “put it all together” to maximize sustained impact?
In a recent review by the Transform Nutrition consortium of approaches to scaling up impact on nutrition, a number of elements repeatedly emerged as key factors. First, the start point for most successful large-scale programs (e.g. Progresa-Opportunidades in Mexico, Alive and Thrive in Bangladesh) was a discussion and ultimately a shared vision of what large-scale impact actually looks like — and not on any intervention per se. [Read more…]