Since 2017, Data for Decisions in nutrition (DataDENT) has worked to transform the availability and use of nutrition data by addressing gaps in nutrition measurement and advocating for stronger nutrition data systems.
DataDENT is implemented by four institutions: Institute for International Programs at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHU), the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Results for Development Institute (R4D), and the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC). JHU manages day-to-day operations of DataDENT.
DataDENT is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
In India we work in close collaboration with POSHAN-India (Partnerships and Opportunities to Strengthen and Harmonize Actions for Nutrition)
Globally DataDENT collaborates with other data-focused initiatives and institutions such as the Micronutrient Data Innovation Alliance (DInA), WHO-UNICEF Technical Expert Advisory group on nutrition Monitoring (TEAM), UNICEF, the World Bank, Improving Measurement and Program Design (IMPROVE), Transform Nutrition West Africa, Countdown to 2030, and Alive & Thrive, .