Amharic research briefing on Reducing Child Undernutrition

The  Transform Nutrition research brief Reducing Child Undernutrition: Past Drivers and Priorities for the Post-MDG Era, is now available in Amharic. This briefing summarises a paper by Lisa Smith and Lawrence Haddad which used data from 1970-2012 for 116 countries to investigate the factors that have contributed to past reductions in child undernutrition and identify priorities for the future.

Nutrition in Ethiopia is on a roll!

Stuart Gillespie writes from the ‘Together for Nutrition’ conference in Ethiopia on 15 June 2015.

Nearly 200 participants registered for the Together for Nutrition (T4N) conference in Addis Ababa last week. A collaboration between IFPRI’s Ethiopia Strategy Support Programme, POSHAN and Transform Nutrition, this is the second Together for Nutrition conference that follows the success of the October 2014 event in New Delhi. [Read more...]

An analysis of trends and determinants of child undernutrition in Ethiopia

Fatuma, 20, in her family hut with her son Mohammed, 7 months

A working paper has been published by the Ethiopia Strategy Support Programme (ESSP) and funded by Transform Nutrition An analysis of trends and determinants of child undernutrition in Ethiopia, 2000‐2011. This report uses two rounds of the Ethiopian Demographic Health Survey (EDHS) to statistically analyze patterns and trends in undernutrition (child growth) in Ethiopia over 2000 to 2011.


Call for research concept notes in Eastern Africa

Transform Nutrition are inviting outline proposals for studies of up to 24 months duration which will add to the evidence base on nutrition-relevant policy and action in Eastern Africa. Deadline is 21 November for short concept notes. See here for further information