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Time for a change: Can we prevent more children from becoming stunted in countries affected by crisis? A briefing note for policy-makers and programme implementers

Year: 2019
Resource type: Report

This policy brief provides an overview of current issues in stunting in humanitarian and protracted crises, it does not go into technical detail; rather it is intended to stimulate dialogue between humanitarian and development actors in order to influence discussion concerning policy frameworks, financing instruments and programme implementation.


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