USAID Advancing Nutrition draws together global nutrition experience to design, implement, and evaluate programs that address the root causes of malnutrition. Working across and through varied sectors, we provide technical support to and implementation of nutrition interventions for USAID and its partners to address the root causes of malnutrition. We also provide technical assistance to USAID to support the implementation of the Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Strategy 2014-2025 in the many countries where USAID works.

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Activities

Browse a selection of 52 activities from our Focus Area technical teams.

Grandmother and Grandfather in traditional Kyrgyz clothing with their four grandchildren of various ages, in a group photo.

Integrating Responsive Care and Early Learning Practices into Infant and Young Child Feeding Activities in the Kyrgyz Republic

Early Childhood Development Responsive Care and Early Learning Addendum for IYCF Counseling Social and Behavior Change and Gender Infant and Young Child Feeding Recommendations

USAID Advancing Nutrition in the Kyrgyz Republic is piloting its Responsive Care and Early Learning Addendum through facility and community platforms to better understand its feasibility.

20 year old Possy farming with her 17 month old daughter

Understanding Food Vehicles to Supply Micronutrients in Uganda

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning

Building on evidence generated through USAID investments in Uganda’s fortification and supplementation programs.

A facilitator in front of a room of people leading a session

USAID Advancing Nutrition Uganda Designs a Multi-year Capacity Strengthening Plan for the National Working Group on Food Fortification

Capacity Strengthening Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA)

USAID Advancing Nutrition recently facilitated the design of a capacity strengthening plan that will support the National Working Group on Food Fortification’s functioning and the food fortification program.

Children in Batken oblast riding a bicycle

USAID Advancing Nutrition Helps Conduct the National Integrated Micronutrient and Anthropometric Survey in the Kyrgyz Republic

The 2021 National Integrated Micronutrient and Anthropometric Survey (NIMAS) in the Kyrgyz Republic reveals food insecurities and micronutrient deficiencies among children under five and women of reproductive age.

Woman working in a community vegetable garden with her toddler on her back.

Partnering with Nutrition Actors in Niger to Refine SBC Quality Tools and Increase Micronutrient Intake

Social and Behavior Change and Gender

Young children, adolescent girls, and pregnant and lactating women in rural Niger are at high risk for inadequate intake of multiple micronutrients, especially vitamin A and iron.

A group Kyrgyz women in folk-outfits on stage and singing at the event.

Promoting Good Nutrition with National Influencers and Public Events in the Kyrgyz Republic

Early Childhood Development Social and Behavior Change and Gender Infant and Young Child Feeding Recommendations

USAID Advancing Nutrition in the Kyrgyz Republic works with national influencers and hosts public events to raise awareness on nutrition topics.