Menu ENN Search

ENN Latest

ENN has released a new discussion paper on 'Stunting in Protracted Emergencies'. Funded by Irish Aid, this paper outlines the difficulties of gaining a clear understanding of the needs and an effective response to tackle stunting in FCAS. Read more about the project here. 

A new study has been published under the ENN WAST project with open access in Maternal and Child Nutrition 'Children concurrently wasted and stunted: A meta-analysis of prevalence data of children 6–59 months from 84 countries’ by Khara, T., Mwangome, M., Ngari, M. and Dolan C. Read more here.

Carmel Dolan, ENN Technical Director, co-chairs day one of the Global Nutrition Cluster (GNC) annual meeting in Geneva, 10th October, 2017. 


The Operational Guidance on IFE has been updated by the IFE Core Group, led by ENN and UNICEF.  Version 3, 2017 is now available in English, with French and Arabic to follow. For offers to help with additional translations, contact:

The first ever issue of Field Exchange in French has been released: A compilation of field articles and research articles from Field Exchange issues 51 to 54, translated into French. 

Field Exchange (FEX) issue 55 now online. Download a printable pdf version or see the list of individual articles. Field Articles also available in French. 

NEX 8 now online. Click here for a printable pdf version or here for individual articles.

Read our latest blog post on the Media Hub about reflections on citizen engagement in Kenya

A new study is out, co-authored by ENN and an outcome of a previous project managed by ENN on preventing and reducing anaemia and micronutrient deficiencies in refugee populations: Assessment of the effectiveness of a small quantity lipid-based nutrient supplement on reducing anaemia and stunting in refugee populations in the Horn of Africa. Read full paper here. 

New paper out by the REFANI project in PLOS Med ,"Impact evaluation of different cash-based intervention modalities on child and maternal nutritional status in Sindh Province, Pakistan, at 6 mo and at 1 y" Read here. 

Read the latest blog post on the Media Hub about notes from Myanmar, progress and challenges from a recent trip.

New three-part podcast and video series live on the Media Hub about the three stages of the Common Results Framework. Listen and watch here.

Call for articles for Nutrition Exchange Issue 8 - to be published July 2017 - Are you working in nutrition (and related) programming at the national or sub-national level? Do you have a story to tell, or experiences in the field that you would like to share? Send us your ideas for a possible article to or or see Write for NEX.

ENN's new Media Hub is now live! Visit the site and check out the new digital content we have produced.

NEX 7 is now out -  we have eight original articles this edition. Listen to a podcast by NEX editors Carmel Dolan and Judith Hodge about this issue.

All ENN online platforms are now mobile friendly including en-net!

Read a blog from our Technical Directors, Jeremy Shoham and Marie McGrath, and learn about evidence in humanitarian emergencies.

You can now connect with ENN on Twitter @ENNonline, Facebook @theennonline and LinkedIn.

We are pleased to announce that Nutrition Exchange 6  is now available in four languages: English, French, Spanish and Arabic! To subscribe or edit your existing subscription, click here.

Have you checked out our latest issue of NEX in French? Stay tuned for Arabic version in July and (soft copy) Spanish in August. Don't forget to subscribe here.

ENN is very pleased to release NEX 6 in Spanish. This is the first time NEX has been translated into Spanish and we heartily thank the UNICEF Latin America and Caribbean Regional Office (LACRO) for their support. By having NEX available in Spanish, ENN and UNICEF LACRO hope this help bridge the language gap in the field. To subscribe or edit your existing subscription, click here.

The latest issue of FEX (52) is now released. Visit here to check out what this new issue presents and download a copy here. If you like to subscribe or edit your existing subscription, click here. We always welcome feedback, so please get in touch with us.

ENN is hosting a meeting 1-3 March in Oxford of the IFE Core Group and collaborators to initiate an update of the Operational Guidance on Infant Feeding in Emergencies (LINK). Funded by OFDA, this update is being co-led by ENN and UNICEF. This policy guidance, endorsed by the World Health Assembly, will be reviewed in the context of latest guidance and experiences emerging from recent emergencies, including Syria, the Ukraine, Yemen and the Europe migrant crisis. The agenda and participants list will be released shortly.

Field Exchange issue 51, a special issue on nutrition sensitive programming, is now out and available to download. The print version will be posted to subscribers shortly! If you haven't already subscribed and would like to, you can do so here. 

ENN has a new five year strategy (2016-2020), which represents an evolution from from ENN's current ways of working and areas of focus. Read more here and download the strategy. 

The ENN and the Global Nutrition Cluster (GNC) have just published six country case studies produced through a year-long collaboration the two to capture and disseminate knowledge about the Nutrition Cluster experiences of responding to Level 2 and Level 3 emergencies. They each provide very rich insights into the achievements of the cluster approach and the challenges of working in complex environments. Read more here. 

The ENN has just released a new biefing note: 'Stunting in protracted emergency contexts: What are the implications for humanitarian programming of responding to stunting in protracted emergency contexts, and what should we be doing about it?'. In this paper ENN investigates the implications of operating in situations of protracted crisis where levels of stunting may be high and of concern. The brief includes a review of documents and informal discussions with a number of nutrition focal points in some of the donors and agencies.

ENN, LSHTM and Save the Children co-hosted a one day meeting of a Management of Acute Malnutrition in Infants under 6 months (MAMI) Interest Group on 27th January in London. Download the agenda and participants list. The meeting report will be available in the coming weeks.

ENN hosted the second face to face meeting of the Wasting-Stunting Technical Interest Group (WAST-TIG) in London on 29th January 2016 involving 28 participants from academia, donors and agencies. The meeting involved a series of fascinating technical presentations from a number of renowned child growth and nutrition experts, followed by Q&A sessions and discussions about potential research priorities. Considerable attention was given to how best to use  existing cross sectional and cohort data to answer key questions about both forms of infant and child undernutrition.  The meeting agenda and participant list is available here. A short report of the meeting will be available in the coming weeks.

ENN has now released the final report of the Nutrition and Resilience Scoping Study that was carried out during 2015. This was a desk-based review of the interconnections between resilience and nutrition as evidenced in the guidance of 6 international donors (Canada, the EU, Germany, Ireland, the UK, and the USA) and the OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development). It examines commonality in donor thinking and approaches on resilience and how this has impacted on their thinking and approaches on nutrition (or could do so in future). Read the report here. 


We have now launched a new area on en-net. The SUN Movement en-net is a free and open resource to provide a space for informal discussions of topical issues, approaches and good practices in relation to SUN Movement country priorities. Click here to find out more. 

We have recently opened a DFID-funded sub-office in London in order to coordinate our work on SUN (Scaling up Nutrition)-aligned knowledge management as well as the Research on Food Assistance for Nutritional Impact (REFANI) project. Please feel free to drop in and see us at 608 The Chandlery, 50 Westminster Bridge Rd, London, SE1 7QY.

We are accepting draft articles for our next publication of Nutrition Exchange! Send us your thoughts and we can help you develop an article for publication! Find out more about how to write for NEX here or contact us. 

Mokoro Ltd recently conducted an independent evalulation of the ENN - the full report is now available as well as an executive summary for shorter reading.

Issue 50 of Field Exchange is now out! The online printable version (A4 page size) is available here. Post versions (larger format) are on their way. To subscribe to e-alerts and print edition of Field Exchange, click here. 

Field Exchange 50 contains a special section on experiences around CMAM scale up in Nigeria which was made available early online here.

The ENN is planning a special edition of Field Exchange in December 2015. Issue 51 will be devoted to nutrition sensitive programming and related policy and research.  A guest editorial panel (Jody Harris, IFPRI and Aaron Buchsbaum, consultant for the Secure Nutrition platform) and key informants will support the regular editorial team. We are calling for field articles, research, evaluations and news to feature in the edition.  The deadline for full article submission is 15th October 2015. Please find more details here.

The ENN are delighted to welcome Anna Taylor to the Board of Trustees. Anna has many years experience working in international nutrition and was awarded an OBE for her work to address the global burden of undernutrition. The ENN would like to heartily thank Arabella Duffield, who stepped down from the Trustee Board in July 2015, for her longstanding support of the ENN. 

New Vacancy: ENN Senior Operations Manager.

This is an exciting new Senior Management position to manage the ENN's operations. It provides an opportunity for an individual to take up a key role in shaping and managing an established, growing charity.  Based in Oxford, the appointee will join a team of eight ENN staff.

To see the job description and futher information click here ENN Senior Operations Manager 

We recently conducted a user survey of publication Nutrition Exchange. Click here to find a summary of the results.

As part of ENN’s role as an academic lead in the DFID funded ‘Research on Food Assistance for Nutritional Impact (REFANI) Consortium project, ENN's Principal Investigator (PI) Bridget Fenn travelled to Pakistan 27th March to 4th April to conduct her second field visit. Read the field trip and stakeholder meeting reports and presentation.

The ENN was part of a collaborative effort to publish a new paper in Plos Med by Angood et al. entitled  "Research Priorities to Improve the Management of Acute Malnutrition in Infants Aged Less Than Six Months (MAMI)" 

The ENN is planning a special edition of Field Exchange in December 2015 devoted to nutrition sensitive programming and related policy and research. We are now calling for content to feature, deadline 10th September. Find out more here. 

Field Exchange issue 49 is released. Articles on nutrition coverage assessment in Mali, inter-sectoral programming in Burkina Faso and many more. Subscribe to Field Exchange here. 

ENN releases the Technical Meeting on Nutrition 2014 report. Click here to find out more and download the report. 

"ENN’s perspective on the nutrition response in the Syria crisis" has been published in ODI's Humanitarian Exchange. This is based on a 'views' piece that featured in Issue 48 of ENN's publication 'Field Exchange'.

ENN attended a technical meeting from 24th to 26th November 2014 hosted by the IAEA in Vienna along with the International Malnutrition Task Force to discuss capacity building in clinical and community nutrition for scaling up nutrition. 



ENN has released a special edition of Field Exchange (issue 48) on the nutrition response to the Syria crisis. View online. It documents programme experiences and learning from Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, Iraq and the region. It includes a views article by the ENN editorial team.

The ENN hosted hosted a 3 day Techncical Meeting on Nutrition in Oxford, UK, from 7th – 9th October 2014 to facilitate technical learning and networking on nutrition specific and nutrition sensitive programming in emergencies and high burden contexts. Listen to proceedings and download presentations here. 

A draft agenda for the Technical Meeting on Nutrition to be held in Oxford in from 7th to 9th October is released. Click here for more information about the meeting.

Field Exchange 48 on the Syria crisis is due out in October 2014. Contributions for Field Exchange Issue 49 are now welcome. Click here to find out how to write an article. 

Interesting discussions around the ebola virus are taking place on en-net, The ENN's online technical forum, particularly ebola and infant feeding and nutritional support for people recovering from ebola. 

The ENN is working on a special edition of Field Exchange on the Syria response, due out in September 2014. Last minute contributions welcome.

The ENN has undertaken a review of the linkages between stunting and wasting. 

The ENN Technical Meeting on Nutrition to be held in Oxford, October 2014 

The ENN joins the Research on Food Assistance for Nurition Impact (REFANI) Consortium

Report of the Maternal Nutrition in Emergencies Round Table Meeting, November 2013 released 

The ENN and the Coverage Monitoring Network (CMN) collaborate to compile articles on coverage of CMAM programmes published in Field Exchange


More like this

NEX: About Nutrition Exchange

What is Nutrition Exchange? Nutrition Exchange is an ENN publication that contains short, non-technical and easy-to-read articles on nutrition programme experiences and...

NEX: What's new at ENN?

Nutrition Exchange: Preliminary results from user survey ENN conducted an impact survey in late 2017 with the aim of understanding how our global network of practitioners and...

FEX: Contribute to Nutrition Exchange

Nutrition Exchange is an annual ENN publication that contains short, easy-to-read articles on nutrition programme experiences and learning, from countries with a high burden of...

en-net: Have you and your colleagues subscribed to Nutrition Exchange yet?

[b]What is Nutrition Exchange?[/b] Nutrition Exchange is an ENN publication that contains short, easy-to-read articles on nutrition programme experiences and learning, from...

FEX 52 is now online

The latest issue of Field Exchange (FEX) Issue 52 is now released by ENN. If you like to subscribe or edit your existing subscription, click here. We always welcome feedback,...

NEX: Editorial

This seventh issue of Nutrition Exchange introduces an exciting new phase in the publication's development, as ENN will now be publishing NEX twice a year and will bring...

en-net: New ENN publication - Nutrition Exchange

[b]Nutrition Exchange[/b] -formerly Field Exchange Digest- is ENN’s new annual publication that offers a digested read of experiences and learning in nutrition from challenging...

en-net: Information on upcoming trainings or events requested for new ENN publication, Nutrition Exchange

[b]Nutrition Exchange[/b] -formerly Field Exchange Digest- is ENN’s new annual publication that offers a digested read of experiences and learning in nutrition from challenging...

NEX: Editorial

Click here to listen to an interview with the authors on the ENN podcast channel It has been a very busy time for the wider nutrition community. There is a sense of urgency to...

TMN 2014 Information hub

The ENN hosted a 3 day meeting at the Town Hall in Oxford, UK, from 7th - 9th October 2014 to facilitate technical learning and networking on nutrition specific and nutrition...


The ENN produces two regular publications called Field Exchange and Nutrition Exchange. Find out here which publication will be most useful for you: About Field Exchange...

Nutrition Exchange Issue 6 call for articles

The ENN is now accepting draft articles for the next issue of Nutrition Exchange (NEX), due out May 2016. Find details on how to write for NEX here and send the team your...

NEX 6 in Spanish

Thanks to the support received from the UNICEF Latin America and the Carribean Regional Office (LACRO), ENN has released NEX 6 in Spanish. ENN and UNICEF LACRO hope this will...

FEX: Field Exchange publication schedule

The schedule for upcoming issues of Field Exchange is as follows: FEX 56 - special issue on nutrition cluster coordination - December 2017. Deadline for submissions 1st...

NEX: Write for Nutrition Exchange

Do you have an experience in nutrition programming that you would like to share? Have you learned something that would be valuable for others to read? Your experiences and...

NEX: Editorial

Listen to an interview with the editors (podcast) on ENN's MediaHub Welcome to this eighth issue of Nutrition Exchange (NEX), in which we have widened our geographical...

Nutrition Exchange issue 4

Nutrition Exchange issue 4 is now available from the ENN. Click here to subscribe.

FEX: Nutrition Exchange 2012 (formerly Field Exchange Digest) now available

Nutrition Exchange is an ENN publication that offers a digested read of experiences and learning in nutrition from challenging contexts around the world for a national...


Dear Colleagues,

SMART team at ACF Canada invites you for an overview of sample size calculation using chronic malnutrition.

Please click on the links below for...

FEX: Editorial

By Lola Gostelow and Helen Young In 1997 we were honoured to write the first Field Exchange (FEX) editorial. Now, fifty editions and nearly 20 years later, we have been given...


Reference this page

Chloe Angood (2016). ENN Latest.