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Ag2Nut Call: Multi-sectoral Nutrition Governance: Experiences from Uganda and Zambia

This webinar draws on valuable experiences from national and local governance structures in Zambia and Uganda to highlight the importance of taking a multi-sectoral approach, and to distill the enablers and constraints of multi-sectoral governance and implementation, from national to sub-national level. Their experience shows that it is imperative for coordination frameworks to be endorsed by national leaders. 

Assessing Drivers of Malnutrition in Nigeria

With a stunting rate over 40 percent among children under five in Nigeria, 17.2 million of its estimated 40 million children are chronically malnourished. Recognizing the need for multi-sectoral interventions to address the multiple causes of malnutrition, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has designated Nigeria as one of twelve Global Food Security Strategy (GFSS) focus countries. The GFSS charts a course for U.S. Government-funded efforts to help achieve global food security and improve nutrition.

Pamodzi! “Togetherness for Nutrition”

The practical application of nutrition-sensitive agriculture continues to be a challenge for development practitioners all over the world. To gain a better understanding of how agriculture interventions can contribute to improved nutrition, USAID’s flagship multi-sectoral nutrition project, Strengthening Partnerships, Results, and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING), partnered with USAID and nongovernmental organizations operating in Zambia to learn from these three agriculture and food security activities implementing nutrition-sensitive interventions:

Strengthening Food-based Approaches To Reduce Iron Deficiency: The FAO/WHO Global Individual Food Consumption Data Tool (FAO/WHO GIFT)

Iron deficiency is one of the primary causes of anemia, a condition that affects over 1.5 billion people globally. Policymakers who want to address iron deficiency anemia through a food-based approach need information on food consumption trends and practices to estimate daily intake of iron by different subsets of a given population.

Introducing New SPRING - UNICEF Resources to Develop/Adapt High Quality Images for Nutrition

High-quality visual images are an essential component of nutrition and health social and behavior change (SBC) programming but can be difficult to find or produce. In 2010, UNICEF and partners developed an integrated nutrition SBC package known as the Community Infant and Young Child Feeding (C-IYCF) Counselling Package – investing in high-quality graphic illustrations for low-literacy contexts.