On the morning of Tuesday 29 April 2014, 70 stakeholders met to discuss how to tackle undernutrition in Northern Nigeria, including staff from state and federal government, multilateral agencies, Nigerian research institutions, and domestic and international non-governmental organisations. The meeting was convened in Abuja at the invitation of the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) and the National Planning Commission (NPC) Nigeria. The meeting reviewed the implications of new research findings by ORIE on the severity of malnutrition in Northern Nigeria and the interventions implemented by the WINNN programme, in partnership with government, to tackle malnutrition. This report summarises the key issues and recommendations.
Barker, T.; Pittore, K. Assignment Report: Report of the WINNN-ORIE Nutrition Stakeholders Engagement Event, 29 April 2014, Abuja. ORIE, (2014) 10 pp.