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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.

Explore our Technical Area Spotlights featuring research and tools from USAID and USAID Advancing Nutrition that can help you adopt proven approaches to reduce malnutrition.

Our Focus Areas


Browse a selection of 4 activities from our Focus Area technical teams.

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Improving Quality of Nutrition Service Delivery: A Call to Action to Strengthen the Nutrition Content in Pre-Service Training

Capacity Strengthening Nutrition and Health Systems

USAID Advancing Nutrition held a virtual meeting with stakeholders from six countries to discuss ways to enhance nutrition components of pre-service training for frontline health workers.

Trainer outside under a tree, showing a group of women an illustration of child play.

Increasing Nutrition Literacy Across Sectors at USAID

Capacity Strengthening Curriculum Design and Communities of Practice Knowledge Management

To increase USAID staff’s core knowledge of nutrition concepts, USAID and USAID Advancing Nutrition developed a course that would prepare them to respond to the increasing need to strategically integrate nutrition into programming as part of their…

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

Capacity Strengthening Identification and Use of Nutrition Competencies Nutrition and Health Systems

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

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Integrating Responsive Care and Early Learning in Mozambique

Early Childhood Development Responsive Care and Early Learning Addendum for IYCF Counseling Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning

Integrating responsive care and early learning into existing nutrition programming to improve early childhood development outcomes.