Global Support Facility
A Global Support Facility (GSF) has been set up by the EU to help each country to develop a National Information Platform for Nutrition and to coordinate the technical assistance and capacity building required. The main role of the GSF is to:
- Coordinate the initiative within and between countries
- Support countries to design and establish each NIPN
- Build capacity and provide technical assistance
- Link with SUN and other initiatives to ensure coherence
From 2016 to 2019, the GSF has been managed by Agrinatura, the European alliance on agricultural knowledge for development and hosted by Agropolis International in Montpellier, France.
1000 avenue Agropolis
34394 Montpellier cedex 5
Expert Advisory Group
The NIPN Expert Advisory Group is composed of technical experts from scientific and international organisations. Its main role is to provide advice on the establishment of NIPNs and on technical aspects about data, analysis and interpretation of results, as well as links to relevant networks of experts and other initiatives.
|Mercedes de Onis||World Health Organization (WHO)|
|Debora di Dio||Scaling-up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Secretariat|
|Sandrine Dury||CIRAD – France|
|Edith Feskens||Wageningen University and Research Centre – The Netherlands|
|Rebecca Heidkamp||Johns Hopkins University – USA|
|Jef Leroy||International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)|
|Danka Panchova||Action Contre la Faim (ACF)|
|Yves Martin-Prével||Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD) – France|
|David Pelletier||Cornell University – USA|
|Jennifer Rosensweig||World Food Programme|
|Jillian Waid||Heidelberg University - Germany|
|Kate Wellard||Natural Resources Institute (NRI) – University of Greenwich – UK|
The NIPN initiative is driven by the European Commission’s Directorate General for Cooperation and Development and also supported by the United Kingdom Department for International Development and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.