Adolescents embody the future – figuratively and, in the case of mothers, literally. If their nutrition status is poor, then nutrition throughout the lifecycle will be fragile. This report aims to address this issue in three ways.
This report provides an overview of the edible oil processing sector in Ethiopia. The mapping study focused on the administrative regions of Ethiopia where oil production takes place to provide prioritisation of efforts for further planning, technical assistance, monitoring, and research throughout the forthcoming edible oil fortification programme.
This document highlights the national and regional trends in adolescent nutritional status, dietary intake, early marriage, school enrolment and an outline of the subpopulations that are most vulnerable in Bangladesh. The aim of the research was to better guide interventions and monitor progress on Bangladeshi adolescents.
This report presents findings from a cross-sectional market assessment conducted by GAIN in Bangladesh that assessed the presence of edible oil brands and compared the vitamin A content of the edible oil brands with the national edible oil fortification standards.
This report presents a landscape of nutritional status of pregnant women and adolescent girls in East Java, Indonesia. It provides information on the demography and nutritional status, underlying factors of undernutrition, activity patterns, and existing nutritious products among adolescent and pregnant women in East Java province.
This report presents findings from a market assessment of the presence and fortification level of vitamin A in all major brands of edible oil and vanaspati sold in Pakistan and potentially exported to Afghanistan that was undertaken to inform technical and programmatic decisions to support effective food fortification.
This summary report presents key findings and trends from nutrition landscape analyses undertaken across fourteen countries as part of the GSM Association Mobile for Development Nutrition Initiative funded by UK Department for International Development.
This report commissioned by the European Commission provides a global mapping of food fortification that is intended to serve as reference documentation. The aim of the mapping is to advance understanding on the main features of food fortification including key strategic concerns, operational challenges, compliance issues, coverage, consumption trends, as well as impact on the reduction of micronutrient deficiencies.