NIPN@accelarating-zero-hunger in Bangkok

On November 28, NIPN organised a successful side-event during the IFPRI-FAO conference on “Accelerating the End of Hunger and Malnutrition” in Bangkok, attended by about 100 participants. The four panellists discussed the Strategic Opportunities and Institutional Challenges of NIPN. The aim of a National Information Platform for Nutrition is to create a data-driven multisectoral nutrition policy dialogue between policy makers and data-analysts in order to make better policy, programme and investment decisions. Important points which were mentioned are country ownership, as demonstrated by both Ethiopia and Laos, embedding the NIPN approach in the existing multisectoral nutrition coordination system, clarity on the use of existing data, the active role of certain nutrition actors in knowledge brokering and collaboration forging. A number of challenges were also put forward by the panellists and the audience. Learn more…