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Analysing nutrition governance in fragile contexts: lessons and implications

Author: Andres Mejía Acosta, Carmel Dolan, J. Gupte, andJeremy Shoham,
Year: 2013
Resource type: Article

Efforts to strengthen government commitment to reduce under nutrition in Fragile and Conflict Affected States (FCAS) face a number of context specific challenges. This briefing offers practical recommendations and policy advice to address nutrition governance challenges in a context of fragility.

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