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Photo showing the learning event in which partners from the Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Health, UNICEF, USAID, Plan International, Catholic Relief Services, PSI, US Peace Corps and representatives of the Guinean press were on hand for demonstrations of various resources.
Sep 2017
As SPRING closes its program in Guinea, key partners from the governmental and non-governmental sectors were invited to learn more about the program’s successes and legacy.
One man kneels and looks at the screen of a video camera. Two women and two men lean over his shoulder to also see the screen.
Sep 2017
SPRING shared its SPRING/Guinea Social and Behavior Change (SBC) approaches at the ICTforAg 2017 conference during a session entitled "Multi-Channel Communications in Hard-to-Reach Places."
Four women sit in a close group on benches outside. The woman at the center-front is holding a microphone up to the woman in the center-back.
Jun 2017
SPRING/Guinea trained staff from community radio stations on developing effective interactive radio programming supporting nutrition-sensitive agriculture practices.
A man tapes documents to a yellow wall.
May 2017
SPRING/Guinea tested and refined a nutrition-sensitive agriculture training package.
Focus groups meet to answer questions from SPRING and FRI
Mar 2017
SPRING/Guinea and FRI conducted an assessment to develop an interactive rural radio strategy that the SMARTE project can use to encourage nutrition-sensitive and specific practices.
Seasonal calendar exercise during the nutrition-sensitive agriculture training
Jun 2016
Faculty and students of Guinea’s agricultural university, along with NGO partners, participated in a SPRING training on nutrition-sensitive agriculture concepts.
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Jan 2016
Multi-Sectoral Global Learning and Evidence Exchange, West Africa shares research and experience in multi-sectoral nutrition programming.
Young girls at market
Dec 2015
In post-Ebola Guinea, SPRING conducted a nutrition assessment to provide insights into nutrition status and inform a new workplan.
Market vegetable seller with her wares
Nov 2015
In response to the Ebola outbreak in Guinea, SPRING accompanied LEO to provide a nutrition lens for its value chain assessment fieldwork.
The participants learned how to observe breastfeeding and help lactating mothers learn correct positioning and attachment.
Dec 2013
SPRING partnering with Peace Corps/Guinea to host a three-day nutrition training of trainers.
SPRING Partners with Peace Corps to Provide Nutrition Training in West Africa
Apr 2013
SPRING is collaborating with the United States Peace Corps’ Office of Program and Training Support, the West Africa Food Security Partnership (WAFSP).