Keyword: RUTF local production

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Acceptability trial of a novel RUTF based on soy, lentils and rice

This article shares the preliminary results of an exploratory trial of a ready-to-use therapeutic food based on soy, lentils and rice, produced in Sri Lanka.

Issue 39, September 2010 (page 13)

CMAM rollout in Ethiopia: the ‘way in’ to scale up nutrition

Globally, more than 3.5 million children under the age of five year die each year due to the underlying causes of malnutrition. It is also estimated that 13 million infants are born each year with low birth weight (LBW), 55 million children are wasted (of which 19 million are severely wasted) and 178 million are Stunted.

Issue 43, July 2012 (page 16)

From the Editor

A key thematic focus of this issue of Field Exchange is Humanitarian Reform. There have been many reviews and evaluations concerning the level of progress made since the reform process was officially launched some five years ago.

Issue 39, September 2010 (page 2)

Home-Based Therapy With RUTF In Malawi

This article describes the positive experiences of the St Louis Nutrition Project using Ready to Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF) in Malawi, and how this approach was integrated into the existing national network for managing severe and moderate malnutrition.

Issue 21, March 2004 (page 12)

Impact of local RUTF manufacture on farmers’ incomes in Malawi

This article describes the experience of local production of Ready to Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF) in Malawi by Valid Nutrition with regard to economic impact on local farmers.

Issue 38, April 2010 (page 18)

Linear programming to design low cost, local RUTF

Summary of research.

Issue 43, July 2012 (page 37)

Local and centralised therapeutic food production

Summary of editorial.

Issue 37, November 2009 (page 8)

Local Production of Plumpy’Nut

The French company, Nutriset, has been involved in projects aimed at establishing local production of Plumpy’nut - a ready-to-use food product (RTUF) employed in feeding programmes for the management of severe malnutrition.

Issue 20, November 2003 (page 14)

Local Production of RUTF (Special Supplement 2)

The development of RUTF has been an important factor facilitating the development of CTC. However at the moment, most RUTF is made in France, is marketed at a high cost and incurs considerable transport overheads to move it to the point of use.

Supplement 2, November 2004 (page 33)

Postscript: Local purchase of ingredients for RUTF in developing countries?

The manufacture of Ready to Use Food (RUTF) in developing countries, using ingredients purchased from local farmers, has always been a central element in the Community-based Therapeutic Care (CTC) model.

Issue 38, April 2010 (page 20)

Trials and tribulations of local RUTF producer in Haiti

This article presents Meds & Food for Kids, an independent local producer of therapeutic and supplementary foods in Haiti, and its pursuit of accreditation as a manufacturer of Ready to Use Therapeutic Food and acceptance in international supply chains. This story serves as a backdrop to a wider conversation on the viability of the national production model for Ready to Use Foods, and the obstacles and opportunities that are present for specialised manufacturing in developing world contexts.

Issue 39, September 2010 (page 10)

Valid Nutrition

The ENN recently interviewed Steve Collins and Paul Murphy from Valid Nutrition (VN) at a Central London Hotel.

Issue 39, September 2010 (page 46)

Value chain approach to increase production of RUTF/CSB

In Ethiopia, 13.7 million people face chronic food insecurity. Out of this figure, the number of people who needed emergency food aid reached about 6.2 million in June 2009. An additional 7.5 million received aid in return for work on community projects as a part of the Productive Safety Net Programme (PSNP).

Issue 40, February 2011 (page 79)