29 April 2022
This case study describes and reflects on the process of establishing an information platform for food and nutrition security at local level in Momostenango, Guatemala. Internationally there is increasing interest in understanding how decentralised public administrations and other stakeholders can engage in and make use of data and information for better nutrition results. Decentralised information platforms for nutrition are still rare and the Momostenango platform, which resulted in establishment of six more local information platforms for nutrition, is one of few one of few examples that can be studied in detail. The report can be accessed HERE.
25 October 2021
The Nutrition Data Partner Group has released a brief aiming at advising governments, donors and development partners on the formulation of data-specific commitment for the Nutrition for Growth (N4G) Summit which will take place in Tokyo at the end of the year, 7-8 December. Sample commitments that can be adapted to country contexts can also be found in the short paper: “investing in information platforms at central or decentralized level to support decision making” is one of them. The full document can be accessed HERE.
28 June 2021
This report provides insights and lessons learned from the design, set-up and early implementation of highly complex multisectoral collaboration of NIPNs in nine different country and institutional contexts. Effective evidence-based multisectoral policy dialogue can be achieved through realising the collaborative advantage. The brief outlines in detail lessons learnt for the design and set-up of platforms to help overcome challenges, in particular it highlights conditions for successful collaboration: leadership, alignment of objectives, roles and responsibilities, equal power balance and adequate capacities. Report available HERE.
23 June 2019
This document is a synthesis in English of a more comprehensive report in Spanish, from an analysis of progress in implementing multisectoral stunting reduction strategies in Guatemala, and more specifically with regard to the budget allocation to nutrition over the past 12 years. Available in English HERE