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(free 3 h) Training: Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture Programming

In Under-nutrition on September 3, 2015 at 2:41 pm

from Agrilinks/USAID web site.


Welcome to USAID’s online training course on nutrition-sensitive agricultural programming! This comprehensive three-hour course is explicitly designed to support the Feed the Future nutrition-sensitive agricultural programming guidance. Developed by the Bureaus for Food Security and Global Health, the course introduces the fundamentals of nutrition-sensitive agriculture and provides guidelines for practitioners to use when designing programs that promote access to nutrient-rich foods and dietary diversity.

Modules (3 hours in total; may be completed over multiple sessions)

USAID/GAIN conference – Designing the Future of Nutrition Social and Behavior Change Communication: How to Achieve Impact at Scale

In Under-nutrition on October 31, 2014 at 10:42 am

from Cvent web site

The conference will take place the week of the coming 3rd of November in Washington. Sorry for the delayed notice.


Conference Background

GAIN and USAID, with its global nutrition project, SPRING, have joined efforts to identify strengths, gaps and opportunities to deliver high impact, cost-effective, sustainable SBCC at scale. This conference is the next step in a rigorous process that has included extensive literature reviews and technical consultations with leading SBCC experts to inform the development of an action-oriented agenda. For full details on this process, please review the event concept note below.

Download Concept Note  (PDF, 202 KB)

Background Reading

  • Population Level Behavior Change to Enhance Child Survival and Development in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Review of the Evidence. Journal of Health Communication. Access Paper Here
  • Identifying Determinants of Effective Complementary Feeding Behaviour Change Interventions in Developing Countries. Maternal and Child Nutrition. Access Paper Here (PDF 1.67 MB)
  • Evidence of Effective Approaches to Social and Behavior Change Communication for Preventing and Reducing Stunting and Anemia Findings from a Systematic Literature Review. The SPRING Project. Access Paper Here



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