Library

The REFINE Library is a collection of resources relating to food-supported interventions, including systematic reviews, meta-analyses, organizational documents, and general discussion pieces on key topics related to food aid products and interventions. These resources are tagged according to the subject matter they cover. If relevant to more than one category the document appears in both categories. New resources are added regularly according to search criteria and standards developed by REFINE.

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Ota, E., Hori, H., Mori, R., Tobe-Gai, R., Farrar, D.. "Antenatal dietary education and supplementation to increase energy and protein intake ." Cochrane Library (2015)
Study Interventions
  • Behavior change communication (BCC)
  • Fortified blended foods (FBF)
  • Lipid-based nutrient supplements (LNS)
Research Gaps
  • Effectiveness
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Stunted
  • Pregnant & Lactating Women
Schlossman, N., Webb, P., Bagriansky, J., Johnson, Q., Rogers, B., Tilahun, J., Masterson, A. R.. "Enhancing processes for introduction, production, quality assurance, and delivery of US Title II food aid products ." Food and Nutrition Bulletin 32 , no. Supplement 3 (2011) : 166S-171S
Study Interventions
  • Fortified blended foods (FBF)
  • Lipid-based nutrient supplements (LNS)
Research Gaps
  • Cost
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Stunted
  • SAM
  • Pregnant & Lactating Women
  • MAM
Pachon, H., Spohrer, R., Mei, Z., Serdula, M.. "Evidence of the effectiveness of flour fortification programs on iron status and anemia: a systematic review ." Nutrition Reviews 73 , no. 11 (2015) : 780-795
Study Interventions
  • Fortified blended foods (FBF)
Research Gaps
  • Effectiveness
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Stunted
  • Pregnant & Lactating Women
Tappis, H., Doocy, S., Amoako, S.. "Food commodity pipeline management in transitional settings: challenges and lessons learned from the first USAID food development program in South Sudan ." Global Health: Science and Practice 1 , no. 2 (2013) : 193-202
Study Interventions
  • Fortified blended foods (FBF)
  • Lipid-based nutrient supplements (LNS)
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Stunted
  • SAM
  • Pregnant & Lactating Women
  • GAM
  • MAM
Suchdev, P. S., De-Regil, L. M., Walleser, S., Vist, G. E., Peña-Rosas, P.. "Multiple micronutrient powders for home (point of use) fortification of foods in pregnant women: a systematic review ." Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 19 , no. 6 (2011) : CD011158
Study Interventions
  • Micronutrient powders (MNP)
Research Gaps
  • Effectiveness
  • Use
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Stunted
  • Pregnant & Lactating Women
DiRienzo, D.. "Research gaps in the use of dairy ingredients in food aid products ." Food and Nutrition Bulletin 37 , no. Suppl 1 (2016) : S51-S57
Study Interventions
  • Animal-source protein
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Stunted
  • Pregnant & Lactating Women
  • MAM
Petry, N., Olofin, I., Boy, E., Donahue Angel, M., Rohner, F.. "The effect of low dose iron and zinc intake on child micronutrient status and development during the first 1000 days of life: A systematic review and meta-analysis ." Nutrients 8 , no. 12 (2016) : 773
Study Interventions
  • Lipid-based nutrient supplements (LNS)
  • Micronutrient powders (MNP)
Research Gaps
  • Effectiveness
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Stunted
  • Pregnant & Lactating Women
Vaivada, T., Gaffey, M. F., Das, J. K., Bhutta, Z. A.. "Evidence-based interventions for improvement of maternal and child nutrition in low-income settings: what's new? ." Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition & Metabolic Care 20 , no. 3 (2017) : 204-210
Study Interventions
  • Behavior change communication (BCC)
  • Fortified blended foods (FBF)
  • Lipid-based nutrient supplements (LNS)
  • Micronutrient powders (MNP)
Research Gaps
  • Effectiveness
  • Innovation
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Stunted
  • SAM
  • Pregnant & Lactating Women
  • GAM
  • MAM
Bhutta, Z. A, Das, J. K., Rizvi, A., Gaffey, M. F., Walker, N., Horton, S., Webb, P., Lartey, A., Black, R. E.. "Evidence-based interventions for improvement of maternal and child nutrition: what can be done and at what cost? ." The Lancet 382 , no. 9890 (2013) : 452-477
Research Gaps
  • Cost
  • Effectiveness
  • Innovation
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Stunted
  • SAM
  • Pregnant & Lactating Women
  • GAM
  • MAM
Salam, R. A., MacPhail, C., Das, J. K., Bhutta, Z. A.. "Effectiveness of micronutrient powders (MNP) in women and children ." BMC Public Health 13 , no. Suppl 3 (2013) : S22
Study Interventions
  • Micronutrient powders (MNP)
Research Gaps
  • Effectiveness
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Stunted
  • Pregnant & Lactating Women
  • GAM
Das, J. K., Salam, R. A., Kumar, R., Bhutta, Z. A.. "Micronutrient fortification of food and its impact on woman and child health: a systematic review ." Systematic Reviews 2 , no. 67 (2013)
Study Interventions
  • Fortified blended foods (FBF)
  • Micronutrient powders (MNP)
  • Other
Research Gaps
  • Effectiveness
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Stunted
  • Pregnant & Lactating Women
  • GAM
Ota, E., Hori, H., Mori, R., Tobe-Gai, R., Farrar, D.. "Antenatal dietary education and supplementation to increase energy and protein intake ." Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (2015)
Study Interventions
  • Animal-source protein
  • Lipid-based nutrient supplements (LNS)
Research Gaps
  • Composition
  • Effectiveness
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Pregnant & Lactating Women
Stevens, B., Buettner, P., Watt, K., Clough, A., Brimblecombe, J., Judd, J.. "The effect of balanced protein energy supplementation in undernourished pregnant women and child physical growth in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis ." Maternal & Child Nutrition 11 , no. 4 (2015) : 415-432
Study Interventions
  • Animal-source protein
  • Lipid-based nutrient supplements (LNS)
Research Gaps
  • Composition
  • Effectiveness
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Pregnant & Lactating Women
Imdad, A., Bhutta, Z. A.. "Maternal nutrition and birth outcomes: Effect of balanced protein-energy supplementation ." Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 26 , no. S1 (2012) : 178-190
Study Interventions
  • Fortified blended foods (FBF)
  • Lipid-based nutrient supplements (LNS)
Research Gaps
  • Composition
  • Effectiveness
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Pregnant & Lactating Women
Shauer, C., Sunley, N., Malgarejo, C. H., Dhillon, C. N., Roca, C., Tapia, G., Mathema, P., Walton, S., Situma, R., Zlotkin, S., Klemm, R. D. W.. "Experiences and lessons learned for planning and supply of micronutrient powders interventions ." Maternal & Child Nutrition 13 , no. S1 (2017)
Study Interventions
  • Micronutrient powders (MNP)
Research Gaps
  • Innovation
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Stunted
  • Pregnant & Lactating Women
  • GAM
Reerink, I., Namaste, S. M. L., Poonawala, A., Dhillon, C. N., Aburto, N., Chaudhery, D., Kroeun, H., Griffiths, M., Haque, M. R., Bonvecchio, A., Jefferds, M. E., Rawat, R.. "Experiences and lessons learned for delivery of micronutrient powders interventions ." Maternal & Child Nutrition (2017)
Study Interventions
  • Behavior change communication (BCC)
  • Micronutrient powders (MNP)
Research Gaps
  • Innovation
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Stunted
  • Pregnant & Lactating Women
  • GAM
Alderman, H., Fernald, L.. "The nexus between nutrition and early childhood development ." Annual Review of Nutrition37 (2017) : 447-476
Study Interventions
  • Behavior change communication (BCC)
  • Cash transfer
  • Fortified blended foods (FBF)
  • Lipid-based nutrient supplements (LNS)
  • Micronutrient powders (MNP)
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Stunted
  • SAM
  • Pregnant & Lactating Women
  • GAM
  • MAM
Tom Scott-Smith. "." Social Studies of Science 48 , no. 1 (2018) : 3-24
Study Interventions
  • Fortified blended foods (FBF)
  • Lipid-based nutrient supplements (LNS)
Research Gaps
  • Acceptability
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Stunted
  • SAM
  • Pregnant & Lactating Women
John Hoddinott. "." Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1414 , no. 1 (2018)
Study Interventions
  • Fortified blended foods (FBF)
  • Micronutrient powders (MNP)
Research Gaps
  • Cost
  • Effectiveness
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • SAM
  • Pregnant & Lactating Women
  • GAM
  • MAM