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Looking to build staff or community capacity to design, implement, and document nutrition-sensitive agriculture programs?

Keywords: Agriculture
Location: Online

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.

Keywords: Anemia, Micronutrient
Location: Online

Today’s world faces a double burden of malnutrition,  with almost three billion people either undernourished, overweight, or obese (FAO 2013).

Keywords: Health systems
Location: Online

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.

Keywords: Malnutrition
Location: Online

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.

Keywords: Agriculture
Location: Online
Young girl holding a bowl of food

Iron deficiency is one of the primary causes of anemia, a condition that affects over 1.5 billion people globally. Policymakers who want to address iron deficiency anemia through a food-b

Keywords: Anemia
Location: Online
Woman feeding child on her lap.

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.

Woman and man in field. Credit: Cambodia HARVEST

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.

Location: Online
Training event in Kyrgyzstan

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.

Keywords: Agriculture, Income
Location: Online, Sierra Leone
HemoCue training in Tamale, Ghana

The current cut-offs for the determination of anemia were established in 1968 and have had minimal adjustments since.

Keywords: Anemia
Location: Online
Formative research meeting in India

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...

Keywords: Nutrition-sensitive
Location: Online
Filming a community video in Niger

The Sahel region of Niger is characterized by rural poverty and undernutrition, exacerbated by chronic climate extremes and associated crop failures.

Keywords: Community media
Location: Online
HemoCue training in Tamale, Ghana

Data-driven decision-making in anemia involves inputs from various sectors and stakeholder groups in nutrition, disease control, health, water and sanitation, education, agriculture, gender...

Keywords: Anemia
Location: Online

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...

Location: Online, Bangladesh

In the Ag2Nut Community of practice, members discuss capacity building and training in agriculture-nutrition linkages.

Location: Online
Two women exchange cash

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 Bangladesh, the National Micronutrient Survey and Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey 2011 have reported relatively high rates of anaemia among several demographic groups.

Keywords: Anemia
Location: Online

In the December 2016 Ag2Nut Community Call, participants heard from Dr. Florence Egal, who spoke on urban food system policy.

Keywords: Food systems
Location: Online

To improve nutrition outcomes, services such as nutrition assessment, nutrition counseling, instruction regarding nutrition-sensitive agriculture, and education on healthy eating must be...

Keywords: Health systems
Location: Online
Slide from November Ag2Nut call presentation

In the November 2016 Ag2Nut Call, Matthias Jäger, Markets and Value Chain Expe

Keywords: Agriculture
Location: Online
Handwashing family in Ghana

During this webinar, Dr. Yaobi Zhang presented HKI’s experience addressing and building evidence around NTD control and elimination. The conversation was aimed to help attendees understand...

Keywords: Anemia
Location: Online

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

Keywords: Agriculture
Location: Online
A group of women look at SBCC materials

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.

Location: Online
Improving the Diet and Eating Practices of Adolescent Girls

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.

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