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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.

Our Focus Areas


Browse a selection of 8 activities from our Focus Area technical teams.

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Nutrition Modeling for Improved Program Effectiveness

Knowledge Management Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning

Improving the understanding and use of tools for designing and implementing effective nutrition policies and programs.

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Partnering for Improved Nutrition

Food Systems Knowledge Management Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning

Lessons and recommendations from the Feed the Future Nutrition Innovation Lab’s 10 years in partnering for improved nutrition

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Animated Videos Highlight USAID Nutrition Priorities

Knowledge Management

USAID’s animated video series illustrates how the Agency is addressing various causes of inadequate nutrition.

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…

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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…

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Global Adolescent Nutrition Twitter Chat

Knowledge Management Adolescent Nutrition

USAID Advancing nutrition hosted a Twitter chat to commemorate International Adolescent Health Week 2022 and elevating the importance of adolescent nutrition.