Resource 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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André Briend, Peter Akomo, Paluku Bahwere, Saskia de Pee, Filippo Dibari, Michael H. Golden, Mark Manary, Kelsey Ryan. "." Food and Nutrition Bulletin 36 , no. 1 (2015) : S53-S58
Study Interventions
  • Standard Fortified Food Blends
Research Gaps
  • Acceptability
  • Composition
  • Cost
  • Effectiveness
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Treatment of Severe Acute Malnutrition
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
  • Standard Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements (LNS)
  • Animal-source protein
Research Gaps
  • Composition
  • Effectiveness
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Prevention of Stunting, Wasting, and Underweight
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
  • Standard Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements (LNS)
  • Animal-source protein
Research Gaps
  • Composition
  • Effectiveness
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Prevention of Stunting, Wasting, and Underweight
Nseluke, M. H., Groot, W., Tirivayi, N.. "The effect of supplementation with locally available foods on stunting: A review of theory and evidence ." MERIT Working Papers (2015)
Study Interventions
  • Locally produced
Research Gaps
  • Effectiveness
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Prevention of Stunting, Wasting, and Underweight
Osendarp, S., Rogers, B., Ryan, K., Manary, M., Akomo, P., Bahwere, P., Belete, H., Zeilani, M., Islam, M., Dibari, F, De Pee, S., Ryan, K.. "Ready-to-use foods for management of moderate acute malnutrition: Considerations for scaling up production and use in programs ." Food and Nutrition Bulletin 36 , no. 1 (2015) : S59-S64
Study Interventions
  • Standard Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements (LNS)
  • Locally produced
Research Gaps
  • Composition
  • Cost
  • Effectiveness
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Treatment of Moderate Acute Malnutrition
  • Prevention of Stunting, Wasting, and Underweight
de Pee, S., Grais, R., Fenn, B., Brown, R., Briend, A., Frize, J., Shoham, J., Kiess, L.. "." Food and Nutrition Bulletin 36 , no. 1 Suppl (2015) : S24-9
Study Interventions
  • Standard Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements (LNS)
  • Standard Fortified Food Blends
  • Cash transfer
Research Gaps
  • Effectiveness
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Treatment of Moderate Acute Malnutrition
  • Treatment of Severe Acute Malnutrition
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
  • Standard Fortified Food Blends
Research Gaps
  • Effectiveness
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Prevention of Stunting, Wasting, and Underweight
Moench-Pfanner, R., Kraemer, K.. "Delivery channels to close the nutrient intake gap—What to do without data? ." Journal of Nutritional Science and Vitaminology 61 , no. Supplement (2015) : S197-S197
Grellety, E., Krause, L. K., Shams Eldin, M., Porten, K., Isanaka, S.. "Comparison of weight-for-height and mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) in a therapeutic feeding programme in South Sudan: is MUAC alone a sufficient criterion for admission of children at high risk of mortality? ." Public Health Nutrition 18 , no. 14 (2015) : 2575-2581
Study Interventions
  • Not Described
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Treatment of Severe Acute Malnutrition
Brenna, J. T., Akomo, P., Bahwere, P., Berkley, J. A., Calder, P., Jones, K. D, Liu, L., Manary, M., Trehan, I. , Briend, A.. "Balancing omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids in ready-to-use therapeutic foods (RUTF) ." BMC Medicine 12 , no. 117 (2015)
Study Interventions
  • Standard Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements (LNS)
Research Gaps
  • Composition
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Treatment of Severe Acute Malnutrition