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  1. 1. Nourish to Flourish: Reducing malnutrition Team details SnehilJayaswal KeyurRathod Manasvi Arya Pathik Shah JatinPrajapati
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. • 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.
  4. 4. 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
  5. 5. 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.
  6. 6. Our approach Country governments lead national efforts to scale up nutrition. Withineach country a Our Focal Point is identified
  7. 7. Our approach The Focal Point brings people together in a multi-stakeholder platform Technical Community United Nations Government Partners CivilSociety Donors Business
  8. 8. Our approach The multi-stakeholder platform Works to align and coordinateaction across sectors. Women’s Empowerment Health Development & Poverty Reduction Agriculture Education Social Protection
  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. 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
  11. 11. 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.