Evidence and expanded use of new products WFP

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Evidence and expanded use of new products

Evidence and expanded use of new products

WFP Commitment to Nutrition • Right Foods at Right Time – Major commitment to

WFP Commitment to Nutrition • Right Foods at Right Time – Major commitment to using improved products – 1000 days – Local production • Nutrition policy and programme direction within WFP in 2011 • Mo. U revised between UNICEF and WFP to tackle acute malnutrition together

Consultations on Acute Malnutrition

Consultations on Acute Malnutrition

New Products • CSB + the V&M premix has been enhanced with additional or

New Products • CSB + the V&M premix has been enhanced with additional or elevated levels of micronutrients (vitamins B 6, D, E and K, iron, iodine, calcium, potassium and phosphorus) • CSB ++ improved MN profile, better protein quality by addition of milk powder, dehulled soya (less fibre), oil in product • **Also improved WSB and development of RSB • Studies undertaken to measure effectiveness, acceptability, shelf life • Increasing use and local production of RUSFs, LNS and MNPs

WFP Commitment to Nutrition • Nutrition programmes in 58 / 18 / 7 countries

WFP Commitment to Nutrition • Nutrition programmes in 58 / 18 / 7 countries • Reached 9. 1 million <5 beneficiaries in 2010 • Increased use of new products significantly

Types of Foods used for treatment of moderate acute malnutrition for Children, 2010

Types of Foods used for treatment of moderate acute malnutrition for Children, 2010

Experiences with new products • High acceptability of new products by beneficiaries • Easier

Experiences with new products • High acceptability of new products by beneficiaries • Easier to handle, transport and distribute (no mixing, measuring) • Some complexity in programming multiple products • May be increased issues with food safety, food storage, food preparation, packaging • Shelf life, pre-positioning issues • Availability

Changes in Programming • Different approaches • Decision trees – to guide programming decisions

Changes in Programming • Different approaches • Decision trees – to guide programming decisions as well as products • Prevention of micronutrient deficiencies • Cost benefit/cost effectiveness • Improving M&E

MAM treatment – cost of individual treatment Commodity price (US$ / MT) 700 3’

MAM treatment – cost of individual treatment Commodity price (US$ / MT) 700 3’ 210 including oil and sugar Ration cost (US$/ration) Commodity cost of intervention (US$/ person) 92 gr. 45 -60 days 200 gr. 20 gr. 90 days US$ Ration/day Intervention duration 18. 8 (60 days)

Communicating with the consumer MNP example Universal sachet design WFP l Image shows use,

Communicating with the consumer MNP example Universal sachet design WFP l Image shows use, can be used universally l Not branded l Manufacturing info on the back l Instructions etc on the box = unit of distribution

WFP Nepal Box is the unit of distribution l Local language & local name

WFP Nepal Box is the unit of distribution l Local language & local name l Appropriate color l Displays: target group(s), frequency of use l Composition, # sachets, best before date l Manufacturer info, including small space for trademark l Donated by WFP/DSM partnership

Conclusions • Expanding programmes and products – working in the right way • Harmonise

Conclusions • Expanding programmes and products – working in the right way • Harmonise and share learning • Products and packaging • Evidence/operational research • Guidance • M&E