Lessons learned from NIPN phase I: Designing effective multisectoral nutrition collaboration

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