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27 February 2018: The authors share a letter of concern that was sent to officials and program officers at the World Health Organization (WHO) in February 2018, in response to a WHO guideline on management of overweight and obesity in childhood. 

18 January 2018: No Wasted Lives and CORTASAM seek expressions of interest from organisations wishing to contribute to strengthening the evidence-base in priority research areas on the effective management of acute malnutrition at scale. Find out more here.  

5 October 2017: The first ever issue of Field Exchange in French: A compilation of field articles and research articles from Field Exchange issues 51 to 54, translated into French. 

26 September 2017: Read what the IAEA has been doing in its latest newsletter on nutritional and health-related environmental studies, including workshops, training and the development of a quality assurance framework for the use of isotope techniques.

15 September 2017: WHO is holding an online consultation 14th - 24th Sept 2017 on 'Safeguarding against possible conflicts of interest in nutrition programmes' to help prevent conflicts of interest in policy development and country programmes. Read more.

Papers and publications

1 April 2018: ENN has produced a synthesis of evidence to date, key gaps and opportunities for adolescent nutrition. This was produced in preparation for the Adolescent Interest Group meeting on 12th December 2017. Read more here. 

31 March 2018: Field Exchange issue 57 has been released - a general issue with much varied and interesting content plus a summary of the Action Against Hunger 2017 Research for Nutrition Conference -  Download whole issue or individual articles

5 March 2018: 'Permaculture for Refugees in Camps' by 'permaculture for refugees' proposes a transformative model for refugees/IDPs in camps which empowers them towards positive social, economic, health and environmental change.

6 February 2018: The 7th 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. 

28 November 2017: 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.

18 October 2017: Important new study published 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’. Read more here.

9 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:

18 September 2017: The FANTA Project has released a report, Multisectoral Nutrition Programming: FANTA Achievements and Lessons Learned, that describes its multisectoral nutrition programming activities in developing countries. 


1 February 2018: Report is out from the joint IAEA-WHO-UNICEF workshop on analysis of biological pathways to better understand the double burden of malnutrition and to inform action planning. See here for report, presentations and videos. 

11 December 2017: A Tech RRT Training Webinar will be held on 'Creating data entry forms using Epi Info 7.2' on Thursday 14th December, 2017 at 08:00-0:930 (New York), 13:00-14:30 (London). Download software to join. Email to register. 

13 November 2017: The Action Against Hunger hosted 'Research for Nutrition' Conference takes place on 13th November, 2017 in Paris. View posters of current research that are being presented there. 

26 September 2017: From 27th August to 1st September 2017, thousands gathered in Stockholm, Sweden, for World Water Week, during which several events looked at synergies between WASH and Nutrition to combat malnutrition. Read the summary here.  

25 September 2017: A webinar is being held on the Technical Rapid Response Team (RRT) recent deployment to Nigeria to strengthen inpatient management of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) - Thursday, 28th September, 15:00-16:00 GMT. Email to register.


18 September 2017: SPRING are hosting a webinar on 21st Sept 2017 9:00-10.30 am EST on 'Accelerating Behavior Change in Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture E-Learning Course' - to demonstrate the new e-learning course. Register here. 

18 September 2017: SPRING are holding a webinar on 19th Sept 2017 8:00-9:00 EST on 'Introducing New SPRING - UNICEF Resources to Develop/Adapt High Quality Images for Nutrition' to learn about the use of IYCF digital image bank. Register here.