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What nutrition indicators should be use for evaluating the SDG2 nutrition goal? What are the data gaps that need to be filled?

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Suneetha Kadiyala

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

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11 Nov 2015, 14:03


I am invited to talk at a meeting in Rome next week organized by the Rome-based UN agencies and the CGIAR to discuss the data needs for monitoring and evaluating the SDG2 targets. I will focus on the nutrition goal and would appreciate your inputs on the following:
1) What metrics should SDGs use for wasting and why?
2) What data is currently collected at national levels routinely?
3) What and where are the data gaps?
4) What would you recommend as the new data architecture to evaluate progress on wasting?

Thank you for your advice.

Suneetha Kadiyala
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK


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12 Nov 2015, 10:43

Dear Suneetha,

Please see the link below for the policy brief for wasting prepared for ICN-2 which has some recommendations in it. These might be of use.

Best wishes,

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