This report describes the methodology, results, and recommendations from a stakeholder landscape study that intended to capture a snapshot of nutrition stakeholders in Bihar, India, and to develop an understanding of how they interact with each other to achieve nutrition outcomes.
This report describes the methodology, key findings, and recommended actions behind our research that intended to identify opportunities to increase support for stronger infant and young child feeding policies and improved policy and program implementation in the state of Bihar, India.
The goal of this project was to examine the effect on breastfeeding (BF) rates of providing mothers with cell phone-based breastfeeding (BF) counseling in addition to maternity hospital retraining in the Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI).
Cell phone-based breastfeeding counseling, coupled with retraining of hospital staff in the Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative, increased rates of early initiation and exclusive breastfeeding in India.
The goal of the Alive & Thrive (A&T) Grants Program (2009 to 2014) was to identify new solutions for scaling up effective and sustainable interventions to improve infant and young child feeding by linking research to program delivery.