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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 94 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.

Training users on their phones for the Digital Nutrition Activities Registration Tool (REDI-AN) in a classroom, Gestor de Salud Lepaera, Lempira.

A Digital Information System Helps Health Care Providers Mitigate Malnutrition in Western Honduras

Capacity Strengthening Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Evidence Generation Nutrition and Health Systems

With a new digital tool, USAID Advancing Nutrition strengthened the reporting system for community-based growth monitoring and promotion services, facilitating the work of health personnel to address malnutrition.

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.

Photo of a CHW sitting and having a chat with a woman, and showing her papers.

Understanding Counter-Referral and Support Systems to Prevent Acute Malnutrition Relapse in Nigeria

Evidence Generation Nutrition and Health Systems

USAID Advancing conducts a mapping exercise to understand the status of counter-referral provision and the availability of supportive systems to prevent acute malnutrition relapse.

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.

Photo of CAPTION the Vice Mayor of Macuelizo speaking with Merlin Flores from USAID Advancing Nutrition after a council meeting.

Strengthening Intersectoral Councils to Promote Nutrition and Well-being in Honduras

Capacity Strengthening Nutrition and Health Systems

USAID Advancing Nutrition is supporting the organizational capacities of intersectoral councils in the western municipalities of Honduras to strengthen the multi-sectoral approach to improving well-being and nutrition.