National Information Platforms for Nutrition
(NIPN) is an initiative of the European Commission to provide support to countries to strengthen their information systems for nutrition and to improve the analysis of data so as to better inform the strategic decisions they are faced with to prevent malnutrition and its consequences

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3 May 2023


Under the theme "Leveraging Sustainable Financing for Multisectoral Approaches: Accelerating Universal Access to Safe, Affordable and Sustainable Diets", the 17th edition of the ECOWAS/West African Health Organization Nutrition Forum took place in Abuja, Nigeria.

During the event, C4N-NIPN played a key role in moderating two panels on the "Accountability in Nutrition Mediated by Data Quality as a Guarantee for Better Financing" and the "Commitment of Financial Institutions and Donors to Prioritize their Investments in Nutrition across West Africa" with the participation of the World Bank, USAID, Aliko DANGOTE Foundation and IFNA.

Furthermore, a stand was set up to showcase PNIN Niger products and was visited by the Minister of Health of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr Osagie Ehanire. Further information from the event HERE.

16 February 2023

How to strengthen the monitoring of a national nutrition action plan

In Côte d‘Ivoire, the Government engaged with the NIPN initiative to strengthen the monitoring of the National Multisectoral Plan of Action on Nutrition and provide critical contextualised, multi-sectoral and robust information to policy makers.

This new case study describes how, concretely, the NIPN platform contributed to improving the M&E of the national action plan on nutrition and the lessons learned along the way. Read the full report HERE.

6 December 2022

NIPN in the Emergency Nutrition Network’s Field Exchange

The Emergency Nutrition Network Field Exchange December 2022 issue carries two articles on NIPN:

  • an article (p.12) providing an overview of the NIPN initiative, the progress made, and lessons learnt to date from nine NIPN countries; and
  • an article (p.26) on the support from NIPN to create a multi-sector information system in Côte d’Ivoire.

To quote from the ENN introduction: ‘Developing an effective monitoring and evaluation system for multisector nutrition responses is formidable – it takes time, resources and dedication, alongside strong coordination and, above all, collaboration’. The full issue can be downloaded HERE.

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