A new discussion paper Stories of Change in Nutrition: A Tool Pool draws on inputs to, and discussions at, a ‘Stories of Change in nutrition’ methods development workshop. It highlights the various concepts, methods, and tools that researchers are considering to measure nutrition-relevant change in their respective countries. The focus is on nutrition-relevant policy and practice.
The Stories of Change in nutrition (SoC) initiative, part of the Transform Nutrition research consortium, is developing case studies that will capture experiential learning in six countries. These countries—Bangladesh, Nepal, India (Odisha), Senegal, Zambia, and Ethiopia—all have high burdens of undernutrition, but they have achieved notable results in improving nutrition outcomes in recent years. SoC focuses on documenting factors and processes that influence nutrition-relevant policy and practice at different levels, with the objective of improving their formulation and implementation and ultimately their impact.