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  • 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.

  • 30 September 2022

    4th GLOBAL GATHERING 2022

    In line with the “2030 Agenda for SDG 2: End hunger, achieve food security, improved nutrition, and promotion of sustainable agriculture”, the National Information Platforms for Nutrition (NIPN) has the pleasure to present the 4th Global Gathering taking place from 4-6 October 2022. This year the meeting will be in a hybrid format and will take place simultaneously in Grand Bassam, Côte d’Ivoire, and Mombasa, Kenya. The meeting theme will be “Accelerating for results” aiming to take a step forward in the transition towards the forthcoming NIPN phase II and building on achievements from phase I. To learn more about this event follow us on Twitter by clicking here.

  • 3 May 2022

    Phase II to be launched at NIPN Global Gathering

    The launch of NIPN Phase II (2022-2025) will take place at the NIPN Global Gathering in October 2022. Phase II has already started in an approach suited to each NIPN country’s specific situation, beginning last year with the extension of the NIPN platform in Guatemala. Mali will join the NIPN initiative this year, while NIPN Bangladesh was closed in February 2022. Technical and management support will be provided by C4N-NIPN in Ethiopia, Mali and Niger; by UNICEF in Uganda, Côte d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Kenya, and Lao PDR; and by Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza (CATIE) in Guatemala.

  • 25 November 2021

    Join our webinar to learn from the decentralization of an information platform for nutrition in Guatemala!

    This online event will take place on Monday 29 November 2021 from 9:00 am to 10:30 am EST / from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm CET. The webinar will focus on NIPN Guatemala, that has achieved great progress and has gone an extra-mile by piloting the initiative at the decentralized level in the municipality of Momostenango. During this webinar, Cristina Lopriore, the international expert that has accompanied the development of a case study on the Guatemala experience will guide us through the results and recommendations of the study. Find further information HERE and register now HERE!

  • 12 November 2021

    Join Us for the N4G Webinar on Data Commitments to Improve Nutrition!

    The Nutrition for Growth (N4G) online event ‘Improving nutrition through accountability and data systems’ will take place on November 17 (08:00 to 09:30 am US EST / 14:00 pm to 15:30 CET). The event will focus on providing an overview of potential data commitments recommended by the Nutrition Data Partners Group, a group of global development partners committed to strengthening nutrition-relevant data. The aim of the session is to motivate more countries to consider formulating data-related commitments, and shape bold SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Timely) commitments to improve nutrition data. Important data themes will be illustrated through short examples and good practices by country governments. The experience of the NIPN platform of Niger will be presented under the 3rd theme, with the intervention of the EU Ambassador to Niger and the Secretary General of the Ministry of Planning of Niger. Please find more useful information about the conference HERE, or register HERE.

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