This page provides information and updates on GNC and related activities as well as up to date information and links to country level humanitarian response. If you wish to submit something to include on this webpage, please send a description of the ‘news’ to

WFP’s Nutrition Policy 2017-2021

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: April 7, 2017

  WFP is pleased to share with its partners and collaborators its recently approved Nutrition Policy (2017-2021): WFP Nutrition Policy 2017-2021. This policy details how WFP can support governments in achieving their commitments to reducing malnutrition and reaching Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 2, particularly Target 2.2. As the world embarks on the path of sustainable …

Consultant needed for literature review on nutrition surveillance and early warning

Categories: News / Vacancies / No CommentsPosted on: April 4, 2017

As part of the MERIAM consortium, Action Against Hunger is currently seeking to hire a consultant to lead the development of a literature review identifying best practices and approaches in nutrition surveillance and early warning. More specifically, this consultancy will review the most up-to-date thinking around nutrition surveillance and nutrition-related early warning systems, including a …

Mother-led MUAC Screening Webinar on 4th April 2017

Categories: Events / News / Training Events / No CommentsPosted on: March 29, 2017

You are invited to join a discussion on Mother-led MUAC screening (PB Mères) on Tuesday 4 April 2017, hosted by World Vision’s Interest Group for Nutrition, with speakers from both World Vision and Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA), who researched and developed this innovative approach and implemented in Niger. The webinar will be held …

Vacancy: Nutrition Expert, Tanzania

Categories: News / Vacancies / No CommentsPosted on: March 23, 2017

  ACF is currently recruiting a Nutrition Expert for a new programme in Tanzania. For more details please see the attached document: 

Vacancy: Nutrition & Health Coordinator, CAR

Categories: News / Vacancies / No CommentsPosted on: March 23, 2017

  ACF is currency recruiting a Nutrition & Health Coordinator to be based in Bangui, CAR. For more info please see the attached (revised) job description: 

ACF recherche un Coordinateur Nutrition & Sante (H/F)

Categories: News / Vacancies / No CommentsPosted on: March 21, 2017

Pays : RCA – Bangui Durée du contrat : 12 mois à pourvoir à partir du 15 Avril Pour information: 03 FR RDD Nut Santé RCA Pour postuler, rendez-vous sur notre site internet :

ACF Research For Nutrition Conference: Field Exchange Special

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: March 20, 2017

Dear all, Last November, the first ACF Research For Nutrition Conference (#R4NUT) was held in Paris. This conference was an important moment for ACF for several reasons: 1-      It was the first edition of a meeting we want to make yearly and whose objective is to become an unmissable event to be informed about the …

Emergency Response Nutrition Specialist

Categories: News / Vacancies / No CommentsPosted on: March 16, 2017

The Organisation Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And its girls who are most affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters …

Yemen Update

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: March 16, 2017

  Food security in Yemen has deteriorated further since the last IPC analysis conducted in June 2016. An estimated 17 million people, which is equivalent to 60% of the total Yemeni population, are food insecure and require urgent humanitarian assistance to save lives and protect livelihoods. Among those, approximately 10.2 million people are in IPC …

Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergency Training

Categories: Events / News / No CommentsPosted on: March 9, 2017

Middle East Region Amman, Jordan April 30 – May 4, 2017 Background: Supporting and protecting  Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies (IYCF-E) is critical for child survival. Exclusive breastfeeding is the single most effective intervention for saving lives. Paired with optimal complementary feeding, up to 26% of child deaths can be averted. In emergencies, …

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