27 November 2015: We have recently launched a separate SUN Movement en-net dicussion forum with three new forum areas. Click here to visit SUN en-net.
26 November 2015: Watch a short video clip of a 'TED Talk' by Alexandra Rutishauser-Perera, MSc student at LSHTM, entitled "The double burden: are we part of the problem?" that examines the link between programming for actue malnutrition and risk of overnutrition.
Papers and publications
30 November 2015: A new research paper form UNICEF provides a comprehensive overview of the impacts of cash transfer (CT) programmess on the immediate and underlying determinants of child nutrition. Download here.
30 November 2015: A new FAO report is launched on the intersection of nutrition, social protection, food and agriculture, looking at what types of social protection instruments can impact food, health, care and income. Download here.
30 November 2015: Results of a cluster-randomised controlled trial on the effect of a community-led sanitation intervention on child diarrhoea and child growth in rural Mali are written up in a new paper by Pickering et al in the Lancet. Read here.
30 November 2015: FAO's State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA) Report 2015 has now been released. This report focuses on linkages with social protection. Click here to read full and summary reports.
30 November 2015: IFPRI's 2015 Global Hunger Index is focused on armed conflict and the challenge of hunger. The report shows a continued decline in the index score globally, to 21.5 this year from 29.9 in 2000. Click here to read more.
30 November 2015: A new study by Chirande et al published in BMC Pediatrics on the 'determinants of stunting and severe stunting among under-fives in Tanzania' finds a combination of educatoni, gender, perceived size at birth and safe drinking water correlate with stunting.
9 November 2015: A new paper published in Acta Paediatrica by Sankar et al reviews the effect of breastfeeding practices on infant and child mortality. Results show a higher risk of mortality with non optimal breastfeeding practices.