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Data for Infant and Young Child Feeding and Minimum Dietary Diversity for Women: Understanding New Guidelines, Evidence, and Survey Tools Webinar

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
Understanding the dietary practices of infants, young children, and women can strengthen policies, programs, and interventions to improve nutrition.
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Population-Based Survey Data Use for Improved Nutrition Policies and Programs Webinar

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
Effective programs require accurate and reliable data to inform progress. Tracking nutrition indicators is integral to the success of data-informed decisions for nutrition programs and policies.
Food Systems Toolkit

USAID Large-Scale Food Fortification Programming Guide: Supporting Food Fortification at a Country Level and on a Global Scale

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Food Systems
Large-scale food fortification (LSFF) has been shown to be a cost-effective approach to provide essential vitamins and minerals to households that are unable to access a diverse, healthy diet.
Food Systems Toolkit

Global Individual Food Consumption Data Tool

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Food Systems
The Global Individual Food Consumption Data Tool (GIFT) is an online platform that includes regularly updated data food safety and nutrition data from around the world. You can visit the platform to access quantitative food consumption data from national and local level surveys, food based indicators, and microdata, which can be downloaded for further analysis.
Food Systems Toolkit

DQQ Tools and Data

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Food Systems
The Global Diet Quality project developed the Diet Quality Questionnaire (DQQ), a standardized, easy-to-use, 5-minute survey for collecting comparable food group consumption data. You can visit their website to access the DQQ and other tools to monitor trends and compare diet quality in and across countries and sectors.
Monitoring and Evaluation Online Course Repository

Essential Statistical Concepts for Understanding DHS Program Data

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
The DHS Program’s Essential Statistical Concepts for Understanding DHS Program Data course familiarizes data users with the most commonly used statistics in tables from The DHS Program household-based surveys, including basic calculations, definitions, and considerations for use.
Monitoring and Evaluation Online Course Repository

DHS Dataset Users

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
The DHS Dataset Users (2021 edition) course presents relevant knowledge and skills to understand and use DHS data, and to begin using DHS data for your own analysis. The course will provide an opportunity to practice these skills using standardized DHS model datasets, and provide you with a better understanding of DHS surveys, sample design, and data structure.
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Improving Feeding of Young Children During and After Illness: A Behavioral Design Approach Webinar

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Social and Behavior Change and Gender
In this webinar, speakers from both Breakthrough ACTION and USAID Advancing Nutrition shared insights from a behavioral design process completed in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Conception d'activités agricoles efficaces sensibles à la nutrition: Guide de l'animateur

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Capacity StrengtheningNutrition-Sensitive Agriculture Design Guide Community of Practice Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture
Ce document est un guide de l'animateur pour l'atelier sur le guide de conception d'une agriculture sensible à la nutrition. Associé à deux présentations de diapositives PowerPoint, il fournit des instructions détaillées permettant à une équipe d'animation de mener l'atelier de trois jours.
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Advancements in Understanding Breastmilk: Learning from the BEGIN Project GNCP Webinar

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Nutrition and Health SystemsInfant and Young Child Feeding Recommendations
The Breastmilk Ecology: Genesis of Infant Nutrition (BEGIN) project takes an ecological approach to analyzing the unique biology of human milk by exploring it as a complex biological system.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Systematic Review of Metrics Used to Characterise Dietary Nutrient Supply from Household Consumption and Expenditure Surveys

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
Using the household consumption and expenditure survey (HCES), researchers estimated household dietary nutrient supply to identify metrics reported and parameters used to construct these metrics. They summarized comparisons between estimates derived from the HCES and individual dietary assessment data and explored nutrient inadequacy in different demographic groups.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Strategies and Interventions for Healthy Adolescent Growth, Nutrition, and Development

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Adolescent NutritionFood SecurityMicronutrient Interventions
Effective interventions and policies for adolescent growth, nutrition, and development need to be multi-sectoral and supported by multi-faceted and multi-level policy, extending across education, health, food systems, social protection, and digital media. Data standardization and systems are essential to coordinate and monitor these responses.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Emergency Food Aid Challenges in Natural and Man-Made Disasters: A Systematic Review

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Nutrition in Humanitarian Contexts Emergency Nutrition
The most common challenges in countries receiving humanitarian food assistance during disasters and emergencies related to access and monitoring. Research should focus on practical approaches to solve problems and increase the effectiveness of this aid. This article is behind a paywall.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

4 Women Scientists Breaking Down Barriers to End Hunger

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Knowledge Management Gender
Through Feed the Future, the U.S. Government’s global hunger and food security initiative, USAID supports scientists to break down barriers to becoming leaders and role models in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. This gathering features four women scientists who lead by example and harness local solutions to end hunger. This is a webinar.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

USAID Advancing Nutrition Project Year 3 Summary: Priorities and Key Accomplishments

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Knowledge Management Micronutrient Interventions
Priorities across teams include micronutrients, infant and young child feeding, healthy diets, and wasting prevention and management.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Scoping Review of Intervention Strategies for Improving Coverage and Uptake of Maternal Nutrition Services in Southeast Asia

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Nutrition and Health Systems AnemiaMaternal NutritionMicronutrient InterventionsNutrition Assessment, Counseling, and Support (NACS)
This review recommends diverse strategies and delivery mechanisms, including health education, supplementation, community participation, and robust health system responses to achieve effective maternal nutrition programs.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Global and Local Partnerships Advance Nutrition

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Knowledge Management Adolescent NutritionCOVID-19Food SecurityMaternal NutritionMicronutrient InterventionsNutrition Sensitive Agriculture
Collaborative multi-sectoral nutrition initiatives include establishing food security and nutrition planning guidelines; conducting training of trainers courses delivering nutrition-specific activities to adolescent girls, pregnant women, and women of reproductive age; and supporting governments to develop strategies and tools for nutrition services.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Sustainable Land Use: Role of Soil for Sustainable Food Systems: A Food and Agriculture Transatlantic Dialogue

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Food Systems Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture
The Global Forum for Food and Agriculture report emphasizes the need to minimize soil degradation and restore degraded soils, and highlights the critical role that soils can play as carbon sinks.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Advancing Food Systems Transformation: Dialogue between German Development Cooperation and CGIAR

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Food Systems Food Security
Speakers discuss the importance of international food systems research and the science–policy interface for advancing key actions for agriculture, food systems, and food security strategy and initiatives. They also identify joint priorities, opportunities, and entry points for collaboration. This is a webinar.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Reshaping Food Policy and Governance to Incentivize and Empower Disadvantaged Groups for Improving Nutrition

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Food Systems COVID-19Food Security
To end malnutrition in the post-COVID-19 pandemic era, multiple sectors—including health, agriculture, social protection, education, and infrastructure—must collaborate more effectively to develop and implement food and nutrition policies.