This analysis was conducted by Development Initiatives as part of the Maximising the Quality of Scaling up Nutrition Plus (MQSUN+) programme. 1. Total spending on nutrition by DFID is increasing DFID’s spending on nutrition has been on an overall upward trend since 2010, and according to the latest data it reached its highest level of […]
This analysis was conducted by Development Initiatives as part of the Maximising the Quality of Scaling up Nutrition Plus (MQSUN+) programme. Building on previous reviews, this report independently analyses DFID’s official development assistance (ODA) spending on nutrition-related projects in the year 2015. We used the approach developed by the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Donor Network to identify […]
DI has played a key role in the Global Nutrition Report in previous years, with Strategic Adviser Judith Randel sitting on the report’s Independent Expert Group. DI has also contributed data analysis on nutrition financing to the report. Harpinder Collacott, Executive Director at Development Initiatives, said: “We are delighted to host this year’s Global Nutrition […]
Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals have brought us a global commitment to end extreme poverty and ensure no one is left behind. For this ambition to be met, we need to know who the poorest people in the world are, understand their lives, and ensure they are included in progress. The P20 Initiative is […]
This year’s report concludes that the world is not currently on track to reach targets on nutrition, but that this trend could be reversed to end to global malnutrition by 2030. The report focuses on the theme of making and measuring commitments to nutrition, and identifying what it will take to meet the 2030 target. […]
As part of increasing efforts to track donor spending on nutrition interventions and building on previous reviews, ‘DFID’s aid spending for nutrition: 2014’ independently analyses the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID)’s official development assistance (ODA) spending on nutrition-related projects in the year 2014. DI used the approach developed by the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) movement […]
Between 2010 and 2012, the UK Department for International Development (DFID) increased its total nutrition-related aid spending by 39%, with US$1.15 billion disbursed to 37 countries over these three years (and US$120 million in global or regional programmes). This aid focused on two countries: India for projects addressing nutrition directly (nutrition-specific aid) and Ethiopia […]
'Emergency food aid' and 'material relief and assistance' accounted for 41% of DFID nutrition-sensitive disbursements during 2010–2012.
Under-nutrition is a major challenge for both low- and middle-income countries and significantly affects the lives of individuals and communities.