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Principles and a conceptual model for working multisectorally

The motivation for a multisectoral approach to nutrition applies whether we are talking about complex multicomponent programs or more straightforward integration of nutrition activities into programs being undertaken by sectors outside health. Adding…

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Research questions, methods and approach

Drawing on the key issues illustrated by the framework (internal and external contexts, linking mechanisms, and dynamics) developed in Chapter 3, we have developed four primary sets of questions, following a rough chronology, to guide the empirical…

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Multisectoral approaches to nutrition

Multisectoral thinking has long been attractive in the field of development, especially in the social sector, because social problems and their determinants are so complex and multifaceted. For nutrition, UNICEF’s (1990) conceptual framework of the…

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Conclusion: approaches to working multisectorally in nutrition

This study aimed to shed light on whether it is possible to work multisectorally in nutrition and if so, how. Despite the importance of this question, we know of no comparative studies in the past 20 years that have looked at this question in depth.…

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MANA: improving food and nutrition security in Antioquia, Colombia

The Food and Nutrition Improvement Plan of Antioquia (Plan de Mejoramiento Alimentario y Nutricional de Antioquia, or MANA) began in 2001 as an outgrowth of one Colombian politician’s passion to reduce child mortality from malnutrition. Probably very…

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Colombia: A public-private partnership

Despite efforts in many Latin American countries to diminish the government role in the funding and performing of agricultural research and development (R&D), general government revenues are still the predominant source of support for agricultural…

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Colombia: a public-private partnership

"Despite efforts in many Latin American countries to diminish the government role in the funding and performing of agricultural research and development (R&D), general government revenues are still the predominant source of support for agricultural…

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The contribution of agriculture to growth: Colombia

As a perusal of Colombia's economic history makes clear, agriculture has been central to the economy's generally satisfactory performance. Agriculture's postwar growth rate (3.7 percent over 1950-80) was well above the average for developing countries…