Although the public sector is responsible for targeted provision of supplements and services to the poorest of the poor, the private sector is where most people access products and services to meet most of their needs. In other words, the private sector should ideally be the gateway for people to access healthy foods, like fruits, vegetables and dairy products.
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Siri Pisters - Junior advisor food and nutrition security CDI
The monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of a project in international development cooperation can be expensive and labor-intensive, while the hefty reports that result from such processes often remain invisible to a broader public. In its ideal form though, monitoring and evaluation has a huge potential to shed a light on the thousands of approaches, projects, ideas and initiatives that are being implemented, leading to more effectiveness and efficiency in development cooperation.
Tools & Methods
A mannual for practitioners that summaries a number of tools which can be used to facilitate the proces of reflecting on the knowledge and experiences that participants have aqcuired during a course. This will make their learning more explicit and articulated.
The 2013 Lancet nutrition series reported that rigorous evaluations on the effects of nutrition programmes are scarce or non-existent. This absence of adequate monitoring, evaluation and impact assessments represents a major constraint in food and nutrition insecurity programmes.
Is nutrition becoming a part of business rather than a human right? This is the central question that is being addressed in this report from the Watch consortium and the Global Network. This report aims to fuel the discussion by analyzing the current hegemonic food system and agro-industrial production model, heavily dictated by a corporate-led agenda, which are thought to be among the main causes of the different forms of malnutrition and of a decrease in the diversity and quality of diets.