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Social protection and nutrition: guidance note

Summary of publication

Within strategies to improve nutrition, social protection has been promoted as a key instrument to reach those most in need and to address underlying causes of malnutrition.

This guidance note:

  • aims to equip aid administrators and practitioners working on social protection programs and familiar with the policy context to understand the challenges and potential of social protection to improve nutrition
  • outlines how social protection can help to tackle nutrition issues
  • includes information on what to consider when identifying a program of work, program design and redesign, implementation and review and, monitoring and evaluation.

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Last Updated: 19 May 2015
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