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USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

USAID Food Fortification: Supporting Productive and Prosperous Futures

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Knowledge Management Adolescent NutritionFood Security
This video shows how USAID has supported 34 countries around the world with food fortification to ensure families can access essential nutrients during times of crises to protect the health of future generations.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Stunting: Considerations for Use as an Indicator in Nutrition Projects

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Maternal Nutrition
This literature review summarizes the strengths and limitations of stunting as an indicator of nutrition interventions’ impact and informed the companion guidance document below, which suggests approaches and indicators for comprehensively and meaningfully measuring the results of nutrition programs.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Beyond Stunting: Complementary Indicators for Monitoring and Evaluating USAID Nutrition Activities

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Maternal Nutrition
This guidance document suggests approaches and indicators for comprehensively and meaningfully measuring the results of nutrition programs.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Measuring and Monitoring Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Collaboration: Guidance and Considerations

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
Collaboration is integral to improving nutrition outcomes. USAID Advancing Nutrition developed guidance for USAID missions and implementing partners on how to monitor and assess collaboration as part of multi-sectoral nutrition projects.
Adolescent Resource Bank

Formative Research Guidance for Adolescent Nutrition

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Nutrition and Health Systems Adolescent Nutrition
USAID Advancing Nutrition developed this guidance outlining key considerations for conducting formative research on nutrition behaviors with adolescents. Involving adolescents in designing programs and efforts to inform policy empowers them to make decisions about their own well-being and ensures the applicability of results in communities.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Conducting Formative Research on Adolescent Nutrition: Key Considerations

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Nutrition and Health Systems Adolescent Nutrition
USAID Advancing Nutrition developed this guidance outlining key considerations for conducting formative research on nutrition behaviors with adolescents. Involving adolescents in designing programs and efforts to inform policy empowers them to make decisions about their own well-being and ensures the applicability of results in communities.
Food Systems Toolkit

Social and Behavior Change Resources for Women's Healthy Diets: 5 Gaps and Recommendations

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Food Systems
This brief outlines five gaps and recommendations in social and behavior change (SBC) resources for women's healthy diets. You can learn more about where more research and tools are needed to guide future SBC investment and programming.
Food Systems Toolkit

Methods, Tools, and Metrics for Evaluating Market Food Environments in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

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Food Systems
This report highlights 47 existing tools, methods, and metrics that are suitable for evaluating the food environment in low and middle income countries. You can learn more about which assessments are relevant for your program context.
Food Systems Toolkit

Locally Led Development: Partnering for Improved Nutrition Brief

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Food Systems
This brief draws on lessons learned from a USAID project in Odisha, India to provide recommendations for USAID and other implementing partners on how to partner with local government, systems, and structures to scale nutrition interventions. You can learn about six recommendations on how to build and maintain successful partnerships.
Food Systems Toolkit

The Integral Role of Food Safety in Strengthening Food Systems

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Food Systems
This brief outlines how USAID is promoting adoption of food safety practices within the food system. You can learn more about steps you can take to incorporate food safety into planning and programming.
Food Systems Toolkit

Designing Effective Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture Activities Workshop: Facilitator's Guide and Slides

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Food Systems
This is a step-by-step guide to help implementing partners design and measure nutrition-sensitive agriculture interventions. You can use it during the start up or working planning phases of a project.
Food Systems Toolkit

Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture Design Guide Community of Practice

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Food Systems
This is a COP to support implementing partners in preparing to facilitate a workshop to design more effective nutrition-sensitive agriculture interventions. You can access the COP to ask questions, share experiences, and access technical resources related to the guide.
Food Systems Toolkit

Food Systems and Nutrition E-Consultation Report

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Food Systems
This report provides recommendations for decision makers and donors about where more research and investment is needed to bridge existing evidence gaps and reshape food systems to improve health and nutrition. You can learn more about five priority areas for future research.
Food Systems Toolkit

Landscape Assessment: Food Processing in Feed the Future Investments

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Food Systems
This executive summary summarizes findings from an assessment of USAID Feed the Future food processing programs and provides recommendations for how USAID and implementing partners can improve food processing programming for better diets and nutrition. You can learn more about opportunities to improve diet quality within food processing interventions.
Food Systems Toolkit

Data4Diets

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Food Systems
Data4Diets aims to help programmers, researchers, policymakers in accessing and applying diet and food security indicators. You can access their online repository to learn more about which indicators are best suited for your objectives, which data sources are most appropriate, and how the indicators can be used to guide actionable policy.
Food Systems Toolkit

Food Prices for Nutrition

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Food Systems
Food Prices for Nutrition project develops tools and conducts research to help programmers and policymakers access and use food price and diet cost data to design more effective food systems policies and programs for nutrition. You can access a range of publications resources on their website to learn about metrics and how they can be used.
Food Systems Toolkit

Food Systems and Diets: A Handbook of Essential Policies

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Food Systems
This handbook highlights essential entry points within the food systems where policymakers can intervene to shift food systems towards providing more safe, affordable, and accessible, and nutritious diets. You can this as a resource to draw and adapt ideas for developing policies tailored to your specific context.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Defining Social and Behavior Change Competencies for Community-Based Multi-Sectoral Nutrition (French)

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Social and Behavior Change
This resource identifies 47 key competencies that are important for community health workers (CHWs) to demonstrate in order to carry out high-quality social and behavior change (SBC) interventions to improve nutrition.
Food Systems Toolkit

Food Systems Dashboard

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Food Systems
The Food Systems Dashboard is an online tool that policymakers and programmers can use to access and visualize food systems data. You can use it to compare food systems data across regions and countries and track progress on key indicators.
Food Systems Toolkit

42 Policies and Actions to Orient Food Systems Towards Healthier Diets For All

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Food Systems
This report draws on recent evidence to outline 42 policy actions that policymakers and programmers can enact to support food systems in delivering nutritious, high-quality diets for all. You can use this resource to get ideas for where to intervene throughout the food system; including action oriented toward production, supply chains, food environments and consumers. The report includes the…