Senegal country brief

This Senegal country brief summarises a research study which tells a story to explain the interrelated factors that contributed to Senegal’s reduction in undernutrition.

The hope is that these findings will help to contribute to wider impacts in terms of political commitment and policy coherence for nutrition. The brief is also available in French.

Bangladesh country brief

This Bangladesh country brief is a summary of findings from our Stories of Change in Nutrition study.

There have been remarkable improvements in welfare and human development in Bangladesh in recent years which has helped with improved nutrition for many. However many millions of children in Bangladesh still grow up stunted because of poor nutrition and levels of acute nutrition deficiencies  remain high. What still needs to be done?

Nepal country brief

This Nepal country brief considers how Nepal has transitioned into a global nutrition success story, achieving the fastest reductions in child stunting worldwide. Given the multiple short- and long-term consequences related to undernutrition, learning lessons from Nepal’s success to date in reducing undernutrition is important both for Nepal and for other countries facing similar nutritional challenges.

Making malnutrition history – one story at a time

by Edwyn Shiell – Policy and Strategy Advisor, Advocacy and Communication Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Secretariat

On Monday 12 July, I had the privilege of moderating a panel of esteemed nutrition champions at the Brighton launch of a landmark new book: Nourishing Millions – Stories of Change. It’s a major effort to bridge the gap between the technical aspects of what’s working (or not) to improve nutrition, and communicating it in simple stories that resonate. [Read more...]

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

The following post was originally posted on the Nourishing Millions website 

“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...]

UK book launch of Nourishing Millions

Monday July 11, 2016 17.30-19.15 pm – Stanmer House, Brighton

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In recent years, the world has seen unprecedented attention and political commitment to addressing malnutrition. As nutrition rapidly rises on the global agenda, guidance is urgently needed on how to design, implement, and evaluate nutrition-enhancing policies and interventions. Nourishing Millions: Stories of Change in Nutrition brings together the most intriguing stories about improving nutrition from the past five decades. These stories provide insight into what works in nutrition, what does not, and the factors that contribute to success. [Read more...]

Zambia country brief

This Zambia county brief is a summary of findings from our Stories of Change in Nutrition study. We aim to understand:

  • what has driven change in stunting over the past fifteen years,
  • nutrition policy process over time in Zambia and assess how certain issues came to the fore;
  • how issues were acted upon at different levels;
  • who and what drove these processes;
  • and how policy and programme changes were received and experienced by communities.

Understanding the Rapid Reduction of Undernutrition in Nepal, 2001–2011

In the past decade, however, Nepal has arguably achieved the fastest recorded decline in child stunting in the world and has done so in the midst of civil war and post-conflict political instability. Given recent interest in reducing undernutrition–particularly the role of nutrition-sensitive policies–this paper funded by Transform Nutrition Understanding the Rapid Reduction of Undernutrition in Nepal, 2001–2011 aims to quantitatively understand this surprising success story by analyzing the 2001, 2006, and 2011 rounds of Nepal’s Demographic Health Surveys.