workshop participants learning about pest management in plants
Photo Credit: IPM Innovation Lab (for USAID)

Building country capacity to deliver multi-sectoral nutrition programming is one of our key strategies for sustainability and success. To deliver on this promise, we design quality capacity strengthening programs to fit the needs of our global and country-based partners, making investments in people that last beyond our immediate programming and promote resilience.

Our Work

  • Strengthens technical and organizational capacity of local partners to better design, implement, and measure multi-sectoral nutrition programs through the New Partnerships Initiative (NPI) and other country-based initiatives
  • Increases the impact of meetings and workshops through skilled design, strategic facilitation, and effective measurement
  • Centers around evidence-based approaches to curriculum design, mentoring and TA provision, organizational capacity development, and performance improvement.

Activities

Browse a selection of 6 activities from this Focus Area technical team.

A group of people sitting around a conference table actively discuss nutrition topics.

USAID Advancing Nutrition Leads Multi-Sectoral Co-creation Initiative in Kenya

The national and county-level plans developed through the co-creation initiative continue to inform sector priorities and various policy documents supported by USAID Advancing Nutrition.

Vaccinator gives a baby, sitting in its caregivers arms, a vaccine at the Nihessiua Health Centre in Nampula, Mozambique.

Strengthening Human Resources Capacity for Improved Nutrition Service Delivery in Mozambique

USAID Advancing Nutrition supported the Ministry of Health in Mozambique to develop a first-of-its-kind, comprehensive supervision tool for nutrition services.

A Tanzanian government official stands and holds up copies of the NMNAP II document, while two other onlookers stand by his right and left side.

Mobilizing Resources for Multi-Sectoral Nutrition in Tanzania

USAID Advancing Nutrition supported the Prime Minister's Office in Tanzania to develop a resource mobilization strategy for the country’s second National Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Action Plan.

The Ministry of Health, on behalf of the Government of Uganda, introduced USAID Advancing Nutrition to diverse stakeholders at a food fortification meeting in Kampala.
Despite a short implementation period, partnering with local government led to big nutrition improvements through a WorldFish aquaculture project in India.
A stakeholder workshop was held in Abuja, Nigeria on November 29–30, 2021 to solicit input into USAID Advancing Nutrition’s first work plan in Nigeria.