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In collaboration with the USAID-funded Advancing Partners and Communities (APC) project, SPRING has gathered data around key nutrition responsibilities for CHW in 9 countries that can be...

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In collaboration with the USAID-funded Advancing Partners and Communities (APC) project, SPRING has gathered data around key nutrition responsibilities for CHW in 9 countries that can be...

Location: Mali

Success Stories

During her pregnancy, Denise’s sister-in-law benefitted from healthy produce grown in the household garden.

Denise Dougnon, 38, lives in Ama Iré village in the Mopti Region of Mali with her husband, two children, two sisters-in-law, and a brother-in-law. A graduate of the local (FNS) administered...


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This study reviewed literature on gender barriers as they relate to household decision making, access to land and seeds for gardening, household food distribution, access to health...

Mali countryside

Over seven days in late January, 2016, trained SPRING field agents administered a survey to randomly selected project beneficiaries to inform project achievements for key Feed the Future (...

Three women tending their crops

SPRING/Mali officially launched in December 2014 with the support of our lead implementing partner, Helen Keller International (HKI). USAID/Mali tasked us with improving the nutritional...


The string also connects to a foot controlled stick on the ground, which allows the jug to tip over to release a stream of water.

These pictures depict the construction and use of a tippy tap during a village training.


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Program reaches 5,500 farmers with diverse nutrition-sensitive and -specific interventions in agriculture, health and water.

A farmer's field in Mali

The newly released Agriculture Indicators Report highlights the agricultural outcome of SPRING/Mali’s agricultural work.

Keywords: Farmer nutrition school
Location: Mali
Mali CLTS brochure

SPRING held two community-led total sanitation celebrations in Mali, completing the CLTS process within five months.

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SPRING/Mali distributed 11,000 moringa, 2,750 papayas, and 2,750 baobab tree saplings to FNS beneficiaries as a follow-up to FNS training.

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Multi-Sectoral Global Learning and Evidence Exchange, West Africa shares research and experience in multi-sectoral nutrition programming.

Annual report infographic 2015

At the close of the Strengthening Partnerships, Results, and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING) project’s fourth year of implementation, the project continued to reach a growing...


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SPRING/Mali trained 375 health staff in 20 villages in Mopti in ENA/EHA and formed 200 ENA/EHA support groups in the communities they serve

A community worker trains a group of people

By teaching about handwashing through water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) actions, SPRING/Mali helps contribute toward reducing rates of infection and ultimately, malnutrition.

FNS participants receive a cooking demonstration about incorporating nutrient rich foods like squash and okra.

SPRING is reaching local farmers across the Mopti region with nutrition-sensitive agriculture education through Farmer Nutrition School trainings.

SPRING staff conducts a defecation mapping exercise as part of the CLTS triggering process in a village in Koro in September 2015

SPRING/Mali has partnered with the local government’s office of sanitation to promote community-led total sanitation in 26 villages in the Mopti Region.

Keywords: Water, sanitation, and hygiene
Location: Mali


SPRING 2015 Overview - Mali

SPRING also opened its office in Mali and began activities to increase access to diverse and quality foods and roll out farmer-nutrition school trainings. Those trainings instructed 500...

Location: Mali

National Anemia Profiles

Mali anemia profile

SPRING has developed a series of 25 National Anemia Profiles, which provide country-specific information on the causes and burden of anemia, the policy environment, and program indicators.

Keywords: Anemia
Location: Mali


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Evidence increasingly supports the hypothesis that maternal undernutrition, as well as in-utero and infant and young child undernutrition, increase the risk of developing nutrition-related...

Resource Review Summaries

When left untreated, malaria can lead to anemia, which can cause developmental delays in children. Researchers evaluated a three-pronged malaria intervention consisting of antimalarial...

Keywords: Anemia
Location: Mali

World Bank’s SecureNutrition Platform convened a panel of five World Bank social protection projects in a seminar to discuss how they are incorporating social behavior change communication...