What Drives and Constrains Effective Leadership in Tackling Child Undernutrition? Findings from Bangladesh, Ethiopia, India and Kenya

Strong leadership has been identified as a common element of success within countries that have made rapid progress in tackling child and maternal undernutrition. This study of 89 individuals identified as influential within child and maternal undernutrition policy and programming in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kenya, and India sheds light on why particular individuals have been effective in contributing towards positive changes in nutrition policy and describes how they operate in the wider policy/political sphere.

Nisbett, N., Wach, E., Haddad, L., El Arifeen, S. Food Policy (May 2015). Vol. 53. 33-45.