Transform Nutrition: Using Evidence to Inspire Action

start date

1 June 2011

end date

30 August 2017



Between 2012-2017 the Transform Nutrition Research Consortium focused on strengthening the evidence base to engage decision-makers and programme implementers in dialogue about how to tackle the nutrition crisis.

By pushing nutrition higher up the political agenda they aimed to stimulate more effective action to improve nutrition.

Since the end of the programme, funded by IFPRI the Transform Nutrition West Africa regional platform has been established to enable effective policy and programmatic action on nutrition.

Find out more on our dedicated website, where you can:

Transform Nutrition website

You can also find out more on Edlis via three Key Issues Guides which summarize the three areas of Transform Nutrition research:



Recent work

Impact Story

Building capacity and growing networks with global leaders in nutrition

In July 2017, for the sixth consecutive year, we ran our Transform Nutrition: Ideas, Policies and Outcomes short course. Over the past year, the course and the growing global network around it have helped to build participants’ capacity and ability to influence change. Read Annual...

1 August 2018

Journal Article

Bangladesh’s Story of Change in Nutrition: Strong Improvements in Basic and Underlying Determinants with an Unfinished Agenda for Direct Community Level Support

Global Food Security 13

Bangladesh has made considerable progress in reducing child stunting and is lauded as a success story in global nutrition fora. This mixed-methods study considers available statistical and qualitative evidence to help reveal the critical factors behind Bangladesh's ‘story of change’ in...

25 May 2017