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


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

A group of children sit near piles of stacked wooden boards. They are all holding and eating mangos

Responding to Social Norms that Influence Food Choices

Food Systems Nutrition and Health Systems Social and Behavior Change and Gender

Nutrition programs should focus on addressing social norms due to the influence they can have on people’s diets.

Community health worker goes for a home visit

Supporting Community-Level Counseling on Pneumonia-Related Behaviors in Kenya

Nutrition and Health Systems

Strengthening counseling related to pneumonia and nutrition within the integrated community case management program.

A woman in a bright yellow t-shirt is at the front door of a woman in a white button up shirt, holding her infant child swaddled in a white blanket. The women are shaking hands.

Working Together to Improve Maternal Nutrition in Uganda

Nutrition and Health Systems

Strengthening maternal nutrition programming to support healthy moms and babies.

Ward and student nurses give a baby a regular check-up

Advancing Digital Tools to Improve the Quality of Nutrition Services

Nutrition and Health Systems

Working to improve the coverage and quality of nutrition services using digital applications.

Community Health Worker weighing child

Strengthening Growth Monitoring and Promotion

Nutrition and Health Systems Social and Behavior Change and Gender

Conducting a two-country case study to understand best practices and approaches to strengthen GMP