What are the Challenges and Opportunities for Multi-level Advocacy for Nutrition?

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What are the Challenges and Opportunities for Multi-level Advocacy for Nutrition?

te Lintelo, D.J.H., Nisbett, N. and Pittore, K.

IDS Policy Briefing 129

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Over the last decade, policy advocacy has made critical contributions towards the development of nutrition policies, laws and strategies in many countries with high burdens of malnutrition.

Translating and safeguarding these policy achievements into results on the ground requires nutrition advocacy to be pursued across administrative levels and throughout the policy cycle. However, such multi-level advocacy (MLA) is often limited and poorly documented. In order to strengthen and support MLA for nutrition, the challenges and opportunities must be understood.