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 42 activities from our Focus Area technical teams.

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 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.

A Tanzanian government official stands and holds up copies of the NMNAP II document, while two other onlookers stand by his right and left side.

Mobilizing Resources for Multi-Sectoral Nutrition in Tanzania

Capacity Strengthening

USAID Advancing Nutrition supported the Prime Minister's Office in Tanzania to develop a resource mobilization strategy for the country’s second National Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Action Plan.

A mother holds her child while receiving health counseling at a health center in the Kyrgyz Republic

Improving Nutrition Services Through Training and Knowledge Sharing in the Kyrgyz Republic

Nutrition and Health Systems

USAID Advancing Nutrition in the Kyrgyz Republic works with health facilities and health care professionals to provide training and knowledge sharing opportunities on nutrition topics.

A group of people sitting in a circle are watching a demonstration from a woman sitting in the middle.

Partnering to Improve Maternal and Child Nutrition in Burkina Faso and Kenya

Capacity Strengthening Nutrition and Health Systems Social and Behavior Change and Gender

USAID Advancing Nutrition received New Partnerships Initiative (NPI) funding to provide grants and support to four organizations in Burkina Faso and Kenya working to improve maternal and child nutrition.

A woman feeds breakfast to a child

Project Year 3 Summary: Priorities and Key Accomplishments

Knowledge Management

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 countries, communities, and families are well…

A mother is feeding milk to her son, which she is holding in her arms.

Enabling Whole of Government Effort to Meet Global Nutrition Targets

Knowledge Management Building Global Consensus

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 nutrition investments across the U.S. Government…