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 23 activities from our Focus Area technical teams.

20 year old Possy farming with her 17 month old daughter

Understanding Food Vehicles to Supply Micronutrients in Uganda

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning

Building on evidence generated through USAID investments in Uganda’s fortification and supplementation programs.

A facilitator in front of a room of people leading a session

USAID Advancing Nutrition Uganda Designs a Multi-year Capacity Strengthening Plan for the National Working Group on Food Fortification

Capacity Strengthening Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA)

USAID Advancing Nutrition recently facilitated the design of a capacity strengthening plan that will support the National Working Group on Food Fortification’s functioning and the food fortification program.

Ghana GMP services

Facilitation of the Agile Core Team for Nutrition Monitoring (ACT-NM)

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Building Global Consensus

Collaborating on key products related to nutrition data collection during COVID-19.

Ann Mueni, 20 with her daughter receiving the nutrition supplements from Nutritionist Alice Wanjiru during a clinic visit at Reuben Health Center

Documenting COVID-19 Adaptations in USAID Nutrition Programs

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Evidence Generation Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA)

Tracking adaptations of USAID-funded nutrition activities in response to COVID-19.

Three mothers holding their small children, while they are smiling outside

Establishing a Women’s Diets Learning Agenda

Food Systems Diet Quality Measurement Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Evidence Generation Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) Adolescent Nutrition

The project aims to generate global learning, evidence, and innovative practices on how to improve women’s diets.

Older woman demonstrating breasfeeding with a doll, while three younger women look on at the University

Strengthening Breastfeeding Counseling Through Mentorship in Kenya

Capacity Strengthening Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Nutrition and Health Systems Social and Behavior Change and Gender

Developing and testing a breastfeeding counseling mentorship program in Kenya.