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Learning Together for Improved Nutrition: SPRING Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture Training Resource Package
Looking to build staff or community capacity to design, implement, and document nutrition-sensitive agriculture programs?
Micronutrient powders (MNP) are a mixture of micronutrients in single-dose sachets that are mixed in young children's food to reduce anemia and iron deficiency.
Today’s world faces a double burden of malnutrition, with almost three billion people either undernourished, overweight, or obese (FAO 2013).
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.
Malnutrition is a leading cause of many health problems across the globe, yet current funding is insufficient to address the problem.
The practical application of nutrition-sensitive agriculture continues to be a challenge for development practitioners all over the world.
Strengthening Food-based Approaches To Reduce Iron Deficiency: The FAO/WHO Global Individual Food Consumption Data Tool (FAO/WHO GIFT)
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.
As Easy as ABC: Accelerating Behavior Change in Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture E-Learning Course Now Available
While there are many opportunities to make agriculture more nutrition-sensitive, understanding how to influence behavior to address the indirect causes of malnutrition can be a challenge.
How the horticulture and nutrition communities can work together to make fruits and vegetables a global priority.
Policies can make a big impact on a country’s progress toward ending malnutrition, including both undernutrition and overweight, obesity and diet-related non-communicable diseases (NCDs).
Nutrition and agriculture practitioners rely on formative research to inform program design.
Location: Online, Sierra Leone
SPRING has been working in the last year with multiple partners to identify key information gaps for planning nutrition-sensitive agriculture activities, and then design rapid formative...
The Sahel region of Niger is characterized by rural poverty and undernutrition, exacerbated by chronic climate extremes and associated crop failures.
In Bangladesh, women are relatively less empowered in comparison to the male members in the household—in most cases, they are not in a position to take part in the household decision making...
Ag2Nut Call: Key Points from the FAO/WHO Symposium on Sustainable Food Systems for Healthy Diets and Improved Nutrition
In the Ag2Nut Community of practice, members discuss capacity building and training in agriculture-nutrition linkages.
An interactive webinar exploring one key agriculture-to-nutrition pathway, which shows the connection between income earned from agriculture and improved nutrition through purchase of food...
In the December 2016 Ag2Nut Community Call, participants heard from Dr. Florence Egal, who spoke on urban food system policy.
To improve nutrition outcomes, services such as nutrition assessment, nutrition counseling, instruction regarding nutrition-sensitive agriculture, and education on healthy eating must be...
In the November 2016 Ag2Nut Call, Matthias Jäger, Markets and Value Chain Expe
Appropriate indicators for measuring nutrition impacts in agriculture is a topic that has received much discussion, both in the Agriculture to Nutrition online community, an
SPRING worked with multiple partners over the life of the project to maximize the impact of social and behavior change communication (SBCC) on nutrition outcomes.
Webinar on the current nutritional status and practices of adolescent girls globally, and why investments in their health and well-being are crucial to improve nutrition worldwide.