Toward an Integrated Approach for Addressing Malnutrition in Zambia

A Literature Review and Institutional Analysis

by Jody Harris and Scott Drimie
IFPRI Discussion Paper 01200 – August 2012

44 pp. 2.1 MB:
http://www.ifpri.org/sites/default/files/publications/ifpridp01200.pdf

The complex and multisectoral nature of malnutrition may explain why it has not been effectively addressed. Though we know many of the solutions, such as intersectoral action which is critical to addressing this complexity, to date there is no consensus on how intersectoral solutions are best implemented or institutionalized. This review brings together experiences from across Sub-Saharan Africa in order to draw out recommendations for improved intersectoral implementation going forward, and assesses how these findings apply specifically to the Zambian context.

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