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    • Nourish to Flourish: Reducing malnutrition Team details SnehilJayaswal KeyurRathod Manasvi Arya Pathik Shah JatinPrajapati
    • Adolescents learn better & achieve higher grades in school Girls & women are well-nourished and have healthy newborn babies Childrenreceive propernutrition and develop strongbodies & minds Families & communities emerge out of poverty Communities & nations are productive & stable The world is a safer,more resilient& strongerplace Young adults are better able to obtain work & earn more Why nutrition? Because when.. Children receive proper nutrition and develop strong bodies & minds Over 165 millionchildrenunder 5 are stuntedas aresult of malnutrition. • 52 millionchildren aretoo thin and requirespecial treatment. • Atthe same time, 43 million children areoverweight- some asa result of poverty, when families are unable to afford a balanced, nutritious diet. • 2 billion people are deficient in key vitamins & minerals FewFacts
    • • Nutrition investments can help break the cycle of poverty and increase a country’s GDP by at least 2 to 3% annually. • Investing $1 in nutrition can result in a $30 return in increased health, schooling and economic productivity. A smart investment Experts agree • The Copenhagen Consensus 2012 Expert Panel of world renowned economists identified the smartest ways to allocate money to respond to ten of the world’s biggest challenges. • They agreed that fighting malnutrition should be the top priority for policy-makers & philanthropists.
    • ROOTED IN Poverty Disempowerment of women Political & Cultural Environment Insufficientaccess to affordable,nutritious FOOD throughoutthe year Lack of good CARE for mothers & children & support for mothers on appropriate child feeding practices Inadequateaccessto HEALTH sanitation& clean waterservices The causes of malnutrition are interconnected
    • FeedingPractices & Behaviors Fortificationof foods Micronutrientsupplementation Treatmentof acute malnutrition Agriculture Clean Water & Sanitation Education& Employment Health Care Support for Resilience Nutrition-Sensitive StrategiesSpecific Actions for Nutrition Nutrition-sensitive strategies increase the impact of specific actions for nutrition OUR approach – starting in 2014 • The Scaling up Nutrition Movement relies on national leaders taking ownership and responsibility for delivering sustainablesolutionsto improve nutrition in their countries. • Through country-led efforts that focus on equity and realizationof rights, Specific countries are enabling women, families& communities to create stronger foundationsfor their people & transforming the future of our world. • Our approach enables countries to take a collaborative approach bringing together the people & resources needed to rapidly scale up nutrition-specific interventionsas well as implement cross-sector strategies that are nutrition-sensitive.
    • Our approach Country governments lead national efforts to scale up nutrition. Withineach country a Our Focal Point is identified
    • Our approach The Focal Point brings people together in a multi-stakeholder platform Technical Community United Nations Government Partners CivilSociety Donors Business
    • Our approach The multi-stakeholder platform Works to align and coordinateaction across sectors. Women’s Empowerment Health Development & Poverty Reduction Agriculture Education Social Protection
    • With overallsupport and coordination providedby the Secretariat and Lead Group Country Network Donor Network Civil Society Network Business Network United Nations Network Global Networks of stakeholders shift resources & align actions to support country efforts. Our approach
    • Making progress Creating Political and Operational Platforms, with strong in-country leadership & shared multi-stakeholder spaces where people come together to align their activities & take joint responsibility for scaling up nutrition. Incorporating BestPractices into National Policies for scaling up proven interventions;includingthe adoptionof effective laws & policies Align Actions Across Sectors aroundhigh qualityand well- costed country plans, with an agreed results framework and mutualaccountability. Increasing Resources and Monitoring Implementation for coherent, aligned,effective actionand maximum impact. 1 2 3 4 Within each country, Our Movement stakeholders are brought together around 4 key processes: progress is reviewed every six weeks
    • Tracking and reporting impact Establishing targetstomeasure impact: Countriesareencouraged to establish their own targets for nutrition goals in the following areas: • Universalaccess to affordablenutritious food, clean water, sanitation, healthcare and socialprotection • Increased adoption of practices that contributeto good nutrition (such as exclusive breastfeeding in the first six monthsof life) • Optimalgrowth of children, demonstrated as reduced levels of stunting (low height for age) and wasting (low weightfor height) • Improved micronutrientstatus, especially in women and children, demonstrated as reduced levels of micronutrientdeficiency and Annual Movement ‘s Progress Report:Released in September each year by the MovementSecretariat, the report providesupdates on progressin achieving the Movement’sgoals and strategic objectives. Be transparent about impact: all stakeholders to transparently and honestly demonstrate the impact of collective action. Be inclusive: through open multi-stakeholder partnerships that bring proven solutions and interventions to scale. Be rights-based: through open multi-stakeholder partnerships that bring proven solutions and interventions to scale. Principles of Engagement Be willing tonegotiate: when conflicts arise, as can be expected with diverse partners working together, hold the intention to resolve conflicts and reach a way forward.