Despite limited progress to date, we now see a growing political commitment to address the high rates of maternal and child undernutrition in the West African region. Such commitment needs to be effectively translated into appropriate policy choices and effective program action, if it is to generate major large-scale and sustained change. Recognizing this, Transform…
Transform Nutrition West Africa regional platform enabled effective policy and programmatic action on nutrition, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation from 2017-2021 and led by the International Food Policy Research Institute. Working across the region but our focal countries are: Burkina Faso, Ghana, Nigeria and Senegal. The project worked to put stakeholders and knowledge generation at the heart of decisions about policies and programs for maternal, infant, and young child nutrition. The platform’s achievements should inspire nutrition professionals and organizations to continue investing in the mobilization of knowledge for decision-making. Click here to for a review and reflection on the project’s achievements, the approach taken, methods applied, and results achieved.
Within the project, we produced high-quality evidence notes that aim to inform policy and program decision-making. The topics are based on partner priorities and on current challenges and evidence gaps in the region. A rapid review methodology was used to synthesize the evidence.
This project has ended and the material here is for archival purposes only.
IFPRI Senegal office Titre
3396, Lot #2
BP 24063 Dakar