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Supporting mothers, families, and communities to breastfeed for a healthier planet.

Good nutrition during the first 1,000 days, from pregnancy until a child’s second birthday, is crucial for optimal child health and long-term development.

Designing nutrition-sensitive agriculture activities means more than just producing more nutrient-rich foods.

Feeding the world’s population with safe and nutritious food means we must overcome ever-evolving challenges through innovative research on cost-effective and sustainable strategies to prevent
USAID’s Bureau for Food Security is organizing a Training of Trainers (ToT) workshop to advance nutrition-sensitive agriculture programming.

On December 17, 2019, USAID Advancing Nutrition launched a new country office in Mozambique.

On May 6-9, 2019, staff from USAID Advancing Nutrition presented on a number of critical nutrition topics at the 2019 CORE Group Global Health Practitioner Conference in Bethesda, Maryland. The

On April 25-26, 2019, USAID Advancing Nutrition staff participated in the Global Nutrition Symposium on Improving Human Nutrition and Incomes through Effective Livestock Research and Extension

Past Events

July 30, 2020 @ 8:00 - 9:00 am EDT

The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to have an indirect, yet severe and lasting, effect on maternal and child nutrition.

July 23, 2020 @ 9:00 - 10:30 am EDT

Inadequate nutrition, suboptimal care, and poor feeding practices put children under 5 years at higher risk of disease and mortality.

June 24, 2020 @ 9:00 - 10:30 am EDT

This webinar shared results of scoping and mixed methods reviews of studies examining behavioral interventions to increase family support for recommended maternal and child nutrition practices in

February 26, 2020 @ 9:00 - 10:00 am EST

Applying nutrition-sensitive agriculture continues to challenge development practitioners all over the world.

February 19, 2020 @ 9:00 - 11:00 am EST

Government leaders are often faced with tough choices in funding public health programs, including nutrition.

November 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - November 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm EST
Join the USAID Bureau for Food Security, USAID Advancing Nutrition, Agrilinks and the Feed the Future Nutrition Innovation Lab for an e-consultation to discuss opportunities for future research with
November 13, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - November 15, 2019 @ 1:00 pm EST

USAID Advancing Nutrition is proud to join the joint meeting of the Third World Breastfeeding Conference ,  the First World Complementary Feeding Conference, the XV Brazilian Breastfeeding Meeting,

September 11, 2019 @ 9:00 - 10:30 am EDT

The first 1,000 days spanning roughly between conception and a child’s second birthday is a period of unique development, representing both risk and opportunity.

August 13, 2019 @ 1:00 - 5:00 pm EDT
In honor of World Breastfeeding Week and National Breastfeeding Month, the U.S. Government Global Nutrition Coordination Plan hosted an event in Washington D.C on August 2019 to bring together U.S.
July 10, 2019 @ 9:00 - 10:30 am EDT
Join USAID Advancing Nutrition and USAID's MCSP to learn about important outcomes from this workshop and to discuss progress made at the country level to institutionalize and operationalize country
June 25, 2019 @ 3:00 - 5:00 pm EDT
On June 25, 2019, USAID launched a new resource showcasing the Agency's support for various nutrition focus areas, related research, vulnerable populations, and programming approaches over the past