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.

Our Focus Areas

Activities

Browse a selection of 5 activities from our Focus Area technical teams.

Woman holding her child outside

Strengthening Coordination and Collaboration Among Nutrition Actors in DRC

Nutrition in Humanitarian Contexts

USAID Advancing Nutrition supports coordination and collaboration to strengthen a continuum of care for wasting management that includes both prevention and treatment.

Woman with her child in Senegal

Strengthening Programming with Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements

Capacity Strengthening Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Nutrition in Humanitarian Contexts Social and Behavior Change and Gender

Partner survey and interviews yielded recommendations for program design and capacity strengthening support.

Potatoes and Tomatoes at the local market

USAID’s Modality Decision Tool Nutrition Supplement

Nutrition in Humanitarian Contexts

Providing an additional tool for implementing partner decision-making in selecting resource transfer modalities to enhance nutrition outcomes through the Supplemental Nutrition emergency sub-sector.

Mothers holding their babies together

Technical Assistance to BHA and RFSA Implementing Partners

Capacity Strengthening Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Nutrition in Humanitarian Contexts Social and Behavior Change and Gender

Providing technical support to improve programmatic outcomes

woman watering the garden

Agriculture in Emergencies - What Factors Influence Nutrition Outcomes?

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Nutrition in Humanitarian Contexts

Informing the future design of agriculture activities to improve nutrition outcomes in emergency programs through research.