National Information Platforms for Nutrition
(NIPN) is an initiative of the European Commission to provide support to countries to strengthen their information systems for nutrition and to improve the analysis of data so as to better inform the strategic decisions they are faced with to prevent malnutrition and its consequences
On the 6th of November, during the SUN Global Gathering in Kathmandu, representatives from the Global Support Facility and from the NIPNs of Lao PDR and Niger shared the experience of NIPN in a workshop entitled "More or better data for improved decision-making for nutrition?". More.
On October 14-16, the Global Support Facility organised a capacity building workshop on the NIPN operational cycle for the NIPN team and partners in Bangladesh. It gathered participants from the Bangladesh National Nutrition Council (BNNC), the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS), the Bangladesh Institute for Development Studies (BIDS), Helen Keller International (HKI) and the Ministries of Food, Health and Planning.
In Lao PDR, under the umbrella of the NIPN, the Centre for Development Policy Research of Ministry of Planning and Investment and UNICEF have published a report from a "Multiple Overlapping Deprivation Analysis on Stunting". More.