144/99 - Strengthening cross - sectoral country capacity for evidence - informed decision - making to scale-up nutrition

Organized by: Institute of Tropical Medicine (RV), North West University (CT) (South Africa)
Track 3: Public Health Nutrition and Environment
Friday 20 October 8.00 - 10.00 h. Room 1 - San Telmo

Introduction of symposium


Dr. Christine Taljaard

North-West University. South Africa.

Supporting policies, programs, and enabling action through research: the way forward


Dr. Stuart Gillespie

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). United Kingdom.

Evidence generation and knowledge brokering to improve practice and decision-making in nutrition: tailored knowledge management services to SUN countries


Tui Swinnen

Global Knowledge Management Coordinator at ENN

The state of evidence generation to support nutrition progress in CAADP


Dr. Namukolo Covic

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). Ethiopia.

Strengthening capacity for evidence informed decision making: EVIDENT lessons and opportunities


Dr. Richmond Aryeetey

University of Ghana School of Public Health. Federation of African Nutrition Societies (FANUS). United Kingdom.

Interactive discussant


Dr. Roosmarijn Verstraeten

Independent researcher. Belgium.