Together for Nutrition 2015

Evidence on Working across Sectors for Improved Nutrition in Ethiopia

Monday 15 June 2015, Hilton Hotel, Addis Ababa

Transform Nutrition, IFPRI’s Ethiopia Strategy Support Program and POSHAN (Partnerships and Opportunities to Strengthen and Harmonize Actions for Nutrition in India) organised a one day conference in Addis Ababa. Bringing together national policy makers, national and international researchers, donors and implementers this conference presented the most recent evidence on the major nutritional issues in Ethiopia and contributed to the ongoing local policy debate.

Sessions for presentation and debate included:

  • Food and nutrition in Ethiopia: Trends and drivers
  • The role of nutrition-specific interventions in shaping nutrition behaviors
  • Social protection, agriculture, gender and nutrition
  • New horizons for social science research on nutrition in Ethiopia

The conference agenda also featured invited poster presentations which showcased programmatic experiences of working across sectors to improve nutrition in Ethiopia.