8 organizations team up for nutrition

    A consortium of eight organizations will be working alongside U.K.’s Department for International Development to scale up proven effective nutrition programs.

    Composed of PATH, Aga Khan University, Agribusiness Systems International, Health Partners International, ICF International, Institute of Development Studies, International Food Policy Research Institute and Save the Children UK, the consortium will help provide technical expertise for the Maximizing the Quality of Scaling Up Nutrition project. A core team will work closely with DfID in the United Kingdom and at country level.

    The group will work to expand research on causes of undernutrition and introduce more innovations in nutrition programs. It will also provide expertise on nutritional programming and will share lessons learned with DfID, and other agencies and organizations.

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    • Jenny Lei Ravelo

      Jenny Lei Ravelo is a Devex Senior Reporter based in Manila. She covers global health, with a particular focus on the World Health Organization, and other development and humanitarian aid trends in Asia Pacific. Prior to Devex, she wrote for ABS-CBN, one of the largest broadcasting networks in the Philippines, and was a copy editor for various international scientific journals. She received her journalism degree from the University of Santo Tomas.