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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.

Explore our Technical Area Spotlights featuring research and tools from USAID and USAID Advancing Nutrition that can help you adopt proven approaches to reduce malnutrition.

Our Focus Areas


Browse a selection of 24 activities from our Focus Area technical teams.

Members of the National Nutrition Partners Coordination Committee (NaNuPacc) taking a group photo in front of a building.

Strengthening Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Planning, Coordination, and Financing in Northern Ghana

Capacity Strengthening Food Systems Nutrition and Health Systems

In collaboration with key stakeholders, USAID Advancing Nutrition supports multi-sectoral nutrition planning, coordination, and financing in northern Ghana.

Photo showing a large group of people, standing around one man, who is distributing bags of supplies.

Enhancing Local Agricultural Productivity for Food Systems Transformation in Nigeria

Food Systems Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA)

USAID Advancing Nutrition organized a series of trainings on good agricultural practices and nutrition in Bauchi, Kebbi, and Sokoto States in Nigeria.

Interior group photo from the training.

Internships for University Students Advance Multi-sectoral Collaboration for Improving Nutrition in Honduras

Capacity Strengthening Food Systems Nutrition and Health Systems

The internship program allows young professionals to gain experience which strengthens sustainability and creates local connections, while also extending the project’s reach.

Group photo of women outside, in front of a building.

Promoting Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture to Improve Nutrition in India

Food Systems Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment

USAID Advancing Nutrition is supporting the scale-up of gender transformative activities in nutrition-sensitive agriculture to empower women, increase incomes, and improve nutrition.

Photo of a group of women sitting in a circle in traditional clothing, while going over training resources.

Driving Consumer Demand for Nutritious Foods in Nigeria

Food Systems Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Social and Behavior Change and Gender

Assessing consumers’ preferences, barriers, and motivators for consuming safe, nutritious foods to design social and behavior change activities in Nigeria.

Group of people holding PICS bags.

Capacity Building of Agriculture Extension Workers and Farmers in Aflatoxin Reduction

Capacity Strengthening Food Systems Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) Nutrition and Health Systems Technical Assistance Request

USAID Advancing Nutrition collaborated with the Government of Nigeria to conduct six one-day trainings in aflatoxin mitigation in groundnuts and other staple crops.