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USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Maternal, Infant, and Young Child Community Nutrition Training Facilitator’s Guide (India)

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Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)
The Maternal, Infant, and Young Child Community Nutrition Training package was initially developed under a strategic partnership between the Strengthening Partnerships, Results, and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING) project, managed by the JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc., and Digital Green, with generous financial support from the U.S.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Facilitator's Guide for Conducting Mother-to-Mother Support Groups (Ghana)

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Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
The Strengthening Partnerships, Results, and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING) project worked in collaboration with local district assemblies and institutions like the Ghana Health Service, the Ministry of Food and Agricultural, and the Environmental Health Unit, among others, in three broad areas.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

SPRING Project: SBC Learning Brief

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Evidence shows that that people can change their behaviors to improve nutrition outcomes, especially when the environment in which they live and work supports those changes. SPRING took a behavior-centered approach to all of their work to reduce stunting and anemia, meaning that from the beginning of any intervention, they had clear behavior change goals in mind.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Systematic Review of Reviews: Comparing Nutrition-Specific And –Sensitive Intervention Impacts On Anemia And Hemoglobin Concentrations

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Anemia
The objective of this review is to assess the impact of nutrition-specific and nutrition-sensitive interventions on hemoglobin concentrations and anemia in populations in the age range of 6 months to 49 years.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Food-Based Recommendations Guide for Household-Level Programming

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Nutrition in Humanitarian Contexts Complementary FeedingInfant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Resilience
Use this guide when assessing new contexts and developing recommendations to improve dietary practices using locally available resources. The primary audience for this guide are field practitioners designing and implementing food and nutrition multi-sectoral programs with community-based interventions.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Optimizing Diets by Using Local Foods for Improved Nutrition for Women and Children: A Guide for Resilience Food Security Activity Partners

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Nutrition in Humanitarian Contexts Emergency NutritionNutrition Sensitive Agriculture
This guide provides resources, workbooks, templates, and tools with instructions on how to optimize the use of local foods to improve women and children’s nutrition and dietary diversity in a given program area.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Behaviors for Better Complementary Feeding: A Recipe for Success! Webinar

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Social and Behavior Change and Gender Complementary FeedingInfant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)
Speakers summarize best practices and lessons learned about how to manage the complexity of complementary feeding through a multi-sectoral, behavior-centered approach. The webinar is available in English and French.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Workflow for High-Quality Nutrition Social and Behavior Change

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Social and Behavior Change and Gender Complementary FeedingGenderNutrition Sensitive Agriculture
The workflow diagram helps nutrition planners and practitioners identify practical social and behavior change tools at each step of a project cycle.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Measuring Social and Behavior Change in Nutrition Programs: A Guide for Evaluators

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Social and Behavior Change and Gender Adolescent NutritionBreastfeedingFood SafetyFood SecurityGenderInfant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Micronutrient InterventionsNutrition Sensitive AgricultureResilienceWastingWater, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
This eight-step guide helps USAID implementing partners and others engaged in evaluating activities that use social and behavior change to improve evaluation quality. The guide is available in English and French.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Integrating Social Norms in Nutrition Programs: Ready-to-Use Menu Options for Program Planners

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Social and Behavior Change and Gender Food SystemsGenderInfant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Maternal Nutrition
The menu provides examples of formative research questions, activity descriptions, and indicators to inform monitoring and evaluation efforts.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Illustrative Behaviors to Improve Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture

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Social and Behavior Change and Gender Complementary FeedingFood SafetyGenderNutrition Sensitive AgriculturePrivate-Sector EngagementWater, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
The tool identifies evidence-based nutrition-sensitive behaviors across the food system that support the design of more effective approaches to improve nutrition outcomes. It is available in English and French.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

USAID Nawiri Framework

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Nutrition in Humanitarian Contexts Food SecurityGenderWasting
The web-based tool presents key findings from an exploration of local drivers of persistent acute malnutrition in Kenya’s arid and semi-arid lands, as well as  design interventions based on evidence, local context, community strengths and assets, and scaling feasibility.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Supporting Integrated Infant and Young Child Nutrition and Early Childhood Development Programming: Ages and Stages Reference Package and Resource Collection

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Nutrition in Humanitarian Contexts BreastfeedingComplementary FeedingInfant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)
Modules provide age- and stage-specific information about how children grow and develop, their feeding and care needs, and the challenges caregivers face providing optimal care. They also provide examples of activities that programs can facilitate to support nutrition, responsive care, and early learning activities.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Small-Quantity Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements: What to Communicate to Program Participants

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Nutrition in Humanitarian Contexts BreastfeedingInfant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Maternal NutritionMicronutrient InterventionsWasting
This brief helps implementing partners develop accurate communication materials to accompany the distribution of small-quantity lipid-based nutrient supplements.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Management of Moderate Wasting Using Local Foods: Documentation of Approaches in Nigeria, Senegal, and Uganda

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Nutrition in Humanitarian Contexts Child NutritionEmergency NutritionInfant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Micronutrient InterventionsWasting
Recommendations offered in this report include engaging in more rigorous monitoring; developing guidance on the minimum nutrition composition of recipes using local foods; studying the effectiveness of local versus commercially prepared specially formulated foods; identifying benefits of complementary activities; conducting costing studies to identify tradeoffs between program duration, outcome
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Key Considerations for Engaging Men in Maternal, Infant, and Young Child Nutrition Programming. A Technical Report for USAID Resilience Food Security Activity Implementing Partners

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Nutrition in Humanitarian Contexts GenderInfant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Maternal NutritionNutrition Sensitive AgricultureWater, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
The report identifies common approaches and barriers to engaging men in programming and considerations for the design, implementation, monitoring, and sustainability of engagement activities that minimize risk and ensure women’s agency and safety.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Strengthening Breastfeeding Counseling Competencies: The Design of a Facility-Based Mentorship Program in Kenya

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Nutrition and Health Systems Breastfeeding
The Kenya Ministry of Health Division of Family Health, Wellness, and Nutrition; implementing partners, and USAID Advancing Nutrition designed and are currently evaluating a breastfeeding counseling mentorship program’s feasibility to strengthen health worker breastfeeding counseling competencies in Kenya. The brief is available in English, French, and Spanish.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Governance Resource Bank

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Nutrition and Health Systems
This resource collection supports governments, USAID, and nutrition partners in their efforts to strengthen multi-sectoral nutrition governance in their countries of operation. Featured resources focus on leadership, planning and budgeting, operational capacity, coordination and communication, accountability, and knowledge management.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Desk Review of Food Systems Approaches to Support Wasting Reduction

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Nutrition and Health Systems Emergency NutritionFood SecurityFood SystemsGenderMicronutrient InterventionsNutrition Sensitive AgricultureWastingWater, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
Current evidence suggests that water, sanitation, and hygiene; nutrition-sensitive agriculture; and large-scale food fortification interventions may help reduce wasting. Authors summarize implementation considerations and recommend areas for further research based on evidence gaps.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Desk Review on Health Systems Approaches to Support Wasting Reduction

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Nutrition and Health Systems AnemiaBreastfeedingComplementary FeedingFood SafetyFood SecurityInfant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Maternal NutritionMicronutrient InterventionsWastingWater, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
The review presents evidence for the effectiveness of health system approaches and discusses implementation considerations.