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ENN and the GNC Technical Alliance

The GNC Technical Alliance (the Alliance) is the technical arm of the Global Nutrition Cluster. It was created in 2017 to improve the quality of nutrition preparedness, response and recovery, by providing coordinated, accessible and timely technical support through multiple channels, filling gaps where they exist. The Alliance has advisers available for remote and in-person technical support, and provides access to technical guidance and learning for anyone who requires it. The Alliance is led by UNICEF with World Vision International as co-lead. It’s leadership team also includes ENN, Action Against Hunger Canada and the GNC coordination team.

The Global Nutrition Cluster Technical Alliance supports countries, agencies, and nutrition practitioners in humanitarian situations with technical assistance to meet the nutrition rights and needs of people affected by emergencies.

What we do as part of the Alliance 

ENN plays a key role within the Alliance;

Do you need technical nutrition support and assistance in your country?

The GNC Technical Alliance Support Team of nutrition advisors and experts are ready to answer your questions and support you in-country or remotely. Get in touch here

 If you would like to obtain 'peer to peer' technical advice on specific questions, you can do so through ENN's en-net platform which links to an extensive network of nutrition colleagues and experts for advice and guidance.

The Alliance team is particularly keen to reach out to local NGOs who would like support. The GNC Localization Learning Package highlights how the GNC Technical Alliance can support their technical needs - available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic and Somali. This brief was prepared for the Alliance by ENN with members of the Alliance’s Technical Support Team. You can also listen to our Podcast on the subject.

Resources: 

Knowledge Management Strategy

Baseline assessment of technical need (Field Exchange article) 

Updated needs assessment - A Review of en-net content 2019-2021 to Identify Ongoing and Emerging Technical Needs 

Supportive Spaces for Infant and Young Feeding in Emergencies - Technical Brief 

A brief overview of the debate around anthropometric measurements for identifying children requiring nutrition treatment  

Supporting non-breastfed children as part of an Ebola response - Case Study: Experience from the Democratic Republic of the Congo 

Updating National CMAM Guidelines Lessons from Previous Experiences

GTAM: Lessons learned on GTWG ways of engagement

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