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.
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 en-net.org/question/2700.aspx
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.
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.
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.
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.