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Transform nutrition in east africa an overview by Stuart Gillespie

  1. 1. Stuart Gillespie, IFPRI www.transformnutrition.org
  2. 2. IMPROVING CHILD NUTRITION: The achievable imperative for global progress. UNICEF 2013 3 Most stunting is in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa
  3. 3. Consequences of malnutrition • Child death and illness – 25,000 under-fives die every day (11,000 due to malnutrition ie 45%) • By far the biggest driver of the global burden of disease • Cognitive impairment • Lost income-earning potential • Annual GDP losses in Africa 11% • Intergenerational transmission of stunting • Double burden of over- and undernutrition • Global epidemic of non-communicable disease (NCDs)
  4. 4. Lancet 2013 conceptual framework 5
  5. 5. Focus countries • Kenya • Ethiopia • India • Bangladesh
  6. 6. Transform Nutrition Consortium Partners International Food Policy Research Institute Institute for Development Studies International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh Public Health Foundation of India Save the Children
  7. 7. Transform Nutrition’sTheory of Change Developing and sustaining a robust enabling environment Improved capacity to maximise nutrition sensitivity of indirect interventions Actionable evidence on scaling direct interventions PURPOSE Unlock puzzles to transform thinking and action on nutrition Strong network of nutrition champions Increased profile of nutrition in public policy through communication processes Accelerated reduction in undernutrition Nutrition moved higher up development agenda Transformed thinking and action for undernutrition reduction OUTCOMES OUTPUTS
  8. 8. Core ResearchThemes 1. Transforming delivery – How to choose the best interventions and delivery strategies to scale up nutrition? 1. Transforming agriculture and social protection – How to maximize the impacts of investments in agriculture and social protection on nutrition? 1. Transforming leadership, commitment and accountability – How can we build commitment to, and accountability for, scaling up nutrition-relevant actions?
  9. 9. Objectives • To better understand the drivers, pathways and challenges that influence political commitment, policy and program coherence and the implementation of nutrition-relevant actions, as experienced by various stakeholders. • To foster an experiential learning process based on real-time documentation of change, and sharing ideas across national boundaries. • Inform…..and inspire!
  10. 10. Where? Africa: •Senegal •Ethiopia •Zambia South Asia: •Bangladesh •Nepal •Odisha (India)
  11. 11. Meta-protocol   Change (2000-present) Challenge (present-2025) Commitment How has commitment for nutrition, in its broadest sense, been generated? How will commitment be sustained in the face of current or likely future challenges or threats? Coherence How has policy and program coherence been developed and ensured – both horizontally (across sectors) and vertically (national to community levels) What current and future challenges are faced in ensuring policy and program coherence Community How have the lives of nutritionally vulnerable communities changed in the last 15 years? What do communities perceive as the most significant challenges to progress in nutritional and health well-being?
  12. 12. Methods • Literature review • Landscaping of policies and programs • Stakeholder mapping/networks analysis • Quantitative analyses of drivers of change • Mixed-methods analysis of change using an array of tools (“SoCTool Pool”) • Qualitative analyses: • Key informant interviews (incl community-level) • Focus group discussions • Stakeholder consultations/learning events
  13. 13. What have we learned? 1. Commitment 2. Coherence 3. Accountability 4. Data, evidence 5. Capacity 6. Leadership 7. Financing
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