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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 3 activities from our Focus Area technical teams.

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Rapid Assessment of the Vitamin A and Folic Acid Supply Chain in Niger

Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) Nutrition and Health Systems

In February 2023, a workshop convened key stakeholders in Niger to develop recommendations and guidelines to improve access to vitamin A and iron-folic acid in health facilities.

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Learning from Social Norms Research in Reproductive Health

Social and Behavior Change and Gender

Understanding and responding to social norms is critical for achieving nutrition goals. The Passages Project legacy webinar shared a wealth of resources and lessons from implementation research on social norms to achieve sustained improvements in…

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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.