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 52 activities from our Focus Area technical teams.

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Integrating Responsive Care and Early Learning in Mozambique

Early Childhood Development Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning

Integrating responsive care and early learning into existing nutrition programming to improve early childhood development outcomes.

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 Collaboratively to Improve Maternal Nutrition around the World

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 at a maternal and child clinic in Cap-Haitian.

Improving the Quality of Nutrition Services with Digital Tools

Nutrition and Health Systems

USAID Advancing Nutrition is exploring the effective use of digital tools for improving the quality of nutrition services.

Ghana GMP Health Worker counseling a young mother

Strengthening Growth Monitoring and Promotion: A Core Child Health and Nutrition Service

Early Childhood Development Nutrition and Health Systems Social and Behavior Change and Gender

Learning from country experiences implementing growth monitoring and promotion.

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Understanding Key Dimensions of Food Environments

Food Systems Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning

Enhancing our ability to monitor and evaluate market food environments in low-and-middle income countries to improve diets.

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Food Processing for Improved Diets

Food Systems

Harnessing the power of food processing to increase the availability of safe, nutritious foods throughout the year