| ||Food and Nutrition Security Network |
The Food Security and Nutrition (FSN) Network is an open community of food security and nutrition implementers creating opportunities to share information, shape agendas, understand and influence donor priorities, build consensus on promising practices, and widely distribute technical knowledge.
The website resource library has resources on community mobilization, social and behavior change and gender integration applied to food security and nutrition programs.
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| ||Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project Publications |
FANTA-2 works to improve nutrition and food security policies, strategies and programs through technical support to the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and its partners, including host country governments, international organizations and NGO implementing partners. FANTA-2 develops and adapts approaches to support the design and quality implementation of field programs, while building on field experience to improve and expand the evidence base, methods and global standards for nutrition and food security programming. Provided by Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance (FANTA) project.
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| ||Infant and Young Child Nutrition Project |
The Infant & Young Child Nutrition (IYCN) Project was the flagship project on infant and young child nutrition of USAID from 2006 through 2012. The five year project aimed to improve nutrition for mothers, infants, and young children and promote HIV-free survival of children.
IYCN built on 25 years of USAID leadership in maternal, infant, and young child nutrition, focusing on proven interventions that are effective during pregnancy through the first two years of life.
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| ||Learning to Listen to Mothers |
This manual provides guidelines and instructions for planning and conducting a two-day Growth Monitoring and Promotion (GMP) workshop. The training is designed for field supervisors and community health workers already skilled in weighing and charting child growth so they can focus on "strengthening communication" aspects of their practice.
Provided by the Center of Global Health Communication and Marketing.
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| ||Programming for Infant and Young Child Feeding |
This web-based training course is designed to enhance the competencies and build capacity of staff and counterparts who are involved in Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) programs in developing countries.
The course, presented by UNICEF and Cornell University, includes program development, program implementation, program evaluation, and other related activities for improving nutrition and health outcomes of infants and young children.
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| ||Window of Opportunity |
The Window of Opportunity program focuses on the 1000 days between conception and age two, using proven, cost-effective interventions to increase access to food, improve the quality of health systems, and promote appropriate changes in behavior. The program spans both the individual and community level and is designed to reduce stunting, wasting, micronutrient deficiencies, and ultimately, maternal and child deaths.
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| ||World Bank Nutrition Toolkit |
The World Bank's Nutrition Toolkit helps staff design and supervise effective and feasible nutrition projects and project components and to carry out comprehensive analysis of sectoral and policy issues affecting nutrition.
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| ||Nutrition (An Introduction), an online course offered by the USAID Global Health eLearning Center, is an excellent overview of nutrition issues for project managers and anyone wanting to learn more about nutrition in the developing world. The course provides an introduction to the magnitude of malnutrition in different populations, groups most affected by poor nutrition, the causes of undernutrition, and interventions to improve nutritional status. If this is your first time taking a Global Health eLearning Center course, you will need to register on the website. |