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.
Children and their mothers suffer disproportionately from the poor health and nutrition situation in Ethiopia
Kenaw Gebreselassie, Transform Nutrition Communication and Research Uptake Manager based at Save the Children, Ethiopia writes about the call for nutrition champion nominations
Media coverage mentioning Transform Nutrition from our ‘Together for Nutrition’ conference in Addis Ababa in June includes:
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…]
The Behavioural Change for Improved Nutrition among Pastoralists (BCIN) project focuses on research into behavioural aspects of maternal, infant and young-child feeding practices in pastoral households of Somali Regional State, Ethiopia. [Read more…]
Kenaw Gebreselassie, Transform Nutrition Research uptake lead in Ethiopia writes from the 3rd Federation of African Nutrition Societies (FANUS) conference, Arusha, Tanzania. [Read more…]
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.
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