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  • Global Nutrition Report 2015: Actions and accountability to advance nutrition and sustainable development

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    As we move into the post-2015 era of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the world faces many seemingly intractable problems. Malnutrition should not be one of them. Countries that are determined to make rapid advances in malnutrition reduction can do so. If governments want to achieve the SDG target of ending all forms of malnutrition by 2030, they have clear pathways to follow. There are many levers to pull, and this report provides many examples of countries that have done so. Tackling malnutrition effectively is also key to meeting many other SDG targets.

  • 2014 Global hunger index: The challenge of hidden hunger

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    With one more year before the 2015 deadline for achieving the Millennium Development Goals, the 2014 Global Hunger Index report offers a multifaceted overview of global hunger that brings new insights to the global debate on where to focus efforts in the fight against hunger and malnutrition. The state of hunger in developing countries as a group has improved since 1990, falling by 39 percent, according to the 2014 GHI.

  • Meeting the need: Financing to attain targets

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    COMMITMENT WITHOUT FUNDING REPRESENTS UNFULFILLED GOOD INTENTIONS. IF NUTRITION-PROMOTING ACTIONS ARE TO BE IMPLEMENTED AND TARGETS MET, they need to be financed. Financing for nutrition comes from governments (domestic), from international sources—the bilateral and multilateral aid agencies and foundations that make up the “donor” community—and from people themselves.

  • Progress against and nature of the 2013 nutrition for growth comments

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    ON JUNE 8, 2013, THE GOVERNMENTS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND BRAZIL, AND THE CHILDREN’S INVESTMENT FUND FOUNDATION (CIFF) HOSTED A SUMMIT IN London titled “Nutrition for Growth: Beating Hunger through Business and Science” (known as N4G). The objective of the summit was to mark a “seminal declaration by leaders to scale up political commitment, increase resources, and take urgent action on nutrition” (United Kingdom 2013, 1).

  • Jeremy Benn Associates Limited

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    United Kingdom
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    Jeremy Benn Associates Ltd (trading as JBA Consulting and referred to as JBA) is a specialist water and environmental consultancy founded in 1995. JBA now employs 450 permanent staff in 18 ffices in the UK, Ireland, Singapore, Australia and Cambodia. The firm is a wholly owned part of JBA Group, a UK private limited company owned by its employees. The company typically undertakes 1,200 projects/year ranging from 1-2 week commissions to multi-year, multi-million $ frameworks.

  • Environmental Research Institute, University College Cork

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    Ireland
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    Environmental Research Institute (ERI) is a flagship Institute for Environmental, Marine and Energy research in Ireland. The ERI has over 300 researchers working in interdisciplinary and currently has 45 live research projects focused on climate mitigation, adaptation and understanding. Focus areas include energy modelling, marine renewables, biofuels, energy efficiency, climate adaptation platforms, modelling greenhouse gas fluxes, atmospheric chemistry and carbon liabilities.

  • Scaling up financial and capacity resources for nutrition

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    Scaling up actions and interventions to improve nutrition requires financial resources backed up by individual, organizational, and system capacity to plan for impact, refine interventions, and expand coverage while maintaining quality. This chapter focuses on these intertwined issues, with a strong emphasis on reducing undernutrition.

  • Progress against nutrition for growth commitments

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    The issue of nutrition had an important moment in the spotlight in 2013. At the nutrition for growth (N4G) summit in London that year, governments, UN agencies, civil society organizations, businesses, donors, and other organizations gathered to consider how to improve nutrition worldwide. Ninety of these stakeholders signed the Global Nutrition for Growth Compact, in which they publicly committed to take concrete action against malnutrition. And the momentum spread further: an additional 20 stakeholders made commitments after the compact was formulated and published.

  • 2015 Nutrition country profile: Ireland

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    The 193 individual country profiles capture the status and progress of all UN Member States, and the 80+ indicators include a wealth of information on child, adolescent and adult anthropometry and nutritional status, in addition to intervention coverage, food supply, economics, and demography. This tool is particularly useful for nutrition champions at the country-level, as it presents a wide range of evidence needed to assess country progress in improving nutrition and nutrition-related outcomes.