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6 February 2017: The FSN Forum is hosting an online discussion to gather views on the first draft work programme of the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition. Visit the discussion site here - send contributions to the FSN moderator or post online.

30 January 2017: The UN Network for SUN/REACH Secretariat has now released a Compendium of Actions for Nutrition (CAN). The full CAN, a summary CAN and flyer are available from the REACH website. 

10 January 2017: IRIN has released an important article that debunks untruths published in recent mainstream media about cash transfers in foreign aid. Share widely. 

10 November 2016: Check the poster on MAMI research that ENN presented at Action contre la Faim conference “Research for Nutrition: operational challenges and uptake in prevention and treatment of undernutrition”, 8-9 November, Paris.

27 October 2016: What is your experience working with nutrition champions, or as a nutrition champion yourself, in making progress for improving nutrition? Post your reply on



10 October 2016: 4- 27 October: visit SuSanA Forum and join the BabyWASH Coalition discussion on Integrating sectors to address the holistic needs of children.

3 October 2016: Evidence in humanitarian emergencies: what does it look like? Read new blog by Jeremy Shoham and Marie McGrath of ENN.

21 September 2016: With more than 25 organisations involved, the BabyWASH Coalition was launched on 20 September to call for greater collaboration among those working to keep children and women healthy in the first 1,000 days of life.

Papers and publications

30 January 2017: The 5th newsletter of the IAEA Nutritional and Health Related Environmental Studies Section (NAHRES) is now out - find out more about the IAEA's role in using stable isotope techniques to fight global malnutrition. 

Does Mass Deworming Affect Child Nutrition? Meta-Analysis. This paper by the World Bank Group updates and expands a prior meta-analysis on the cost-effectiveness of deworming campaigns.

12 January 2017: Generation Nutrition, a global civil society campaign to end child deaths from malnutrition, has put out a new fact sheet, as part of a series on the prevention of child undernutrition. 

'Investing in Nutrition: the Foundation for Development' provides a summary of a costing analysis for global nutrition targets created by the World Health Assembly (WHA) that shows how nutrition efforts can be financed at scale.

12 January 2017: Research study in Journal of Nutrition shows that an intensive Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) intervention (Alive and Thrive) in Bangladesh promoted language and gross motor development. 

12 January 2017: The Maternal Malaria and Malnutrition (M3) initiative has pooled together 13 studies with the hope of improving understanding of malaria–nutrition interactions during pregnancy - results now published in the BMJ.

18 November 2016: Read a synthesis of SuSanA online discussion on "Integrating sectors to address the holistic needs of children", guest staring ENN expert, Emily Mates!

23 September 2016: Toward a world free from malnutrition in all its form: the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Strategy and Roadmap (2016-2020) outline the Movement’s second phase and are focused on translating momentum into results for people who suffer due to malnutrition everywhere.

Tools and training

30 January 2017: The sixth regional training course on Nutrition in Emergencies (NiE) will be held in Bangkok, Thailand, from 20th February to 3rd March 2017. There are still places available. Click here to find out more and apply. 


6 February 2017: Link NCA is holding a learning event in Nairobi from 27th to 28th February 2017 at Fairview Hotel. Preliminary results of a link nutrition causal analysis (NCA) in an urban context in Kenya will be shared. Download agenda here. 

15 November 2016: 7 December, 6:30pm - ENN is bringing #MilkTheFilm to Oxford. The film will be followed by a panel discussion with Marie McGrath ( ENN Director) and Gay Palmer (author of ‘Why the Politics of Breastfeeding Matter’), joined by Save the Children. Get your tickets here.

9 November 2016: Today ENN is presenting a poster on MAMI research at Action contre la Faim conference “Research for Nutrition: operational challenges and uptake in prevention and treatment of undernutrition”, Paris.