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Rapidly-emerging evidence and innovations have resulted in a wealth of knowledge about nutrition’s critical role in health and physical, intellectual, and emotional development. USAID Advancing Nutrition captures, presents, and builds on lessons generated from current and past USAID investments in implementation, measurement, evaluation, and research.

Our knowledge management team curates and shares this knowledge for use across the nutrition, health, and development community.

Our work

  • Translates and synthesizes complex technical nutrition findings into easily-digestible language to describe these findings, innovations, tools, and models
  • Packages the information using formats that are accessible to a broad multi-sectoral audience
  • Supports country partners to apply and share evidence and learning.

Activities

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

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Global Adolescent Nutrition Twitter Chat

USAID Advancing nutrition hosted a Twitter chat to commemorate International Adolescent Health Week 2022 and elevating the importance of adolescent nutrition.

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Project Year 3 Summary: Priorities and Key Accomplishments

Over the past three years, USAID Advancing Nutrition has supported nutrition-specific and nutrition-sensitive policies, programs, interventions, and systems to realize our vision of a world where…

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Enabling Whole of Government Effort to Meet Global Nutrition Targets

USAID Advancing Nutrition serves as the secretariat manager for the U.S. Government Global Nutrition Coordination Plan (GNCP), an interagency effort to strengthen the impact of the many diverse…

The African Union’s Year of Nutrition highlights the importance of investing in nutrition across the continent.
When people avoid fresh foods for fear of illness, consumption of nutritious foods decreases for everyone. Food safety helps protect and promote healthy diets, especially for women.
Breastfeeding is the first food system, delivering the perfect mix of nutrients in the right amount, at the right time with no environmental impact—an investment of a lifetime.