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Participants and trainers pose for a group photo.

From May 4-8, 2017, SPRING/Senegal trained six partner networks in Senegal on the technical and business elements of operating machinery that can be used to lower the burden of post-harvest...

Actors animatedly play their roles in the sketch by raising their arms and with pained expressions on their faces.

On World Malaria Day 2017, SPRING/Senegal organized a social mobilization event in Dinguiraye Commune with our partner, APROFES, and Senegal’s Unit for the Fight Against Malnutrition (CLM...

SPRING/Senegal partner, FEPROMAS, displays grains of highly nutritious Obatampa maize.

SPRING/Senegal is participating in the International Fair for Agricultural and Animal Resources (FIARA) to promote a multi-sectoral approach to improving nutrition, as well as products from...

Keywords: Agriculture, Nutrition-sensitive
Location: Senegal
Chickens feeding in their coop.

Recognizing the potential for increased chicken and egg consumption to help reduce malnutrition in Senegal, SPRING/Senegal organized a workshop on village-level poultry rearing for its...

Keywords: Agriculture, Nutrition-sensitive
Location: Senegal
Two community members being filmed eating a delicious meal containing orange-fleshed sweet potato.

On January 26, 2017, members of a local community video production team shot a short video about the benefits of orange-fleshed sweet potato.

Participants listen attentively as facilitators elaborate on the importance of women’s empowerment as it relates to nutrition.

SPRING/Senegal organized a workshop for representatives of partner networks to raise awareness on gender issues and promote men and women as partners in household decision-making for good...

The SPRING/Senegal team poses in front of Radio Niombata in Toubakouta.

Photos from the SPRING/Senegal team's visit with community radio partners in the Kaolack, Kaffrine, and Fatick regions.

Groups worked diligently to identify micronutrients and macronutrients within local foods.

SPRING recently opened its office in Kaolack, Senegal and conducted two nutrition-sensitive agriculture workshops.

SPRING Staff Pledge for Gender Parity on International Women's Day 2016

Women are at the heart of our work to improve nutrition. In this collection of photos, SPRING staff from around the world are celebrating International Women's Day 2016 and pledging to take...

Keywords: Gender, Women's empowerment
Location: Ghana, Senegal, Uganda


Participatory Community-Led Video Approach Catalyzes Social and Behavior Change for Nutrition

This poster explains SPRING's community video approach as part social and behavior change communication.

Using Agriculture for Improved Nutrition: A Case Study of a USAID 'Feed the Future' Project

The case study’s main objective was to explore promising best practices that promote or support integrated agriculture-nutrition programming.

Keywords: Agriculture, Integration
Location: Senegal


Mariam Sy, SPRING/Senegal Nutrition Advisor, holds a microphone on stage in both hands and addresses the crowd gathered.

SPRING/Senegal co-organized a social mobilization event in Dinguiraye to raise awareness on how environmental hygiene can prevent malaria.

Ibrahima Ly, SPRING/Senegal social mobilization officer, explains SPRING’s multi-sectoral approach to visitors.

SPRING/Senegal is participating in (FIARA) to promote a multi-sectoral approach to improving nutrition.

Keywords: Agriculture, Nutrition-sensitive
Location: Senegal

SPRING/Senegal organized a two-day workshop on improved village-level poultry rearing for members of its agricultural partner networks.

Keywords: Agriculture, Food security
Location: Senegal
SPRING/Senegal Gender Advisor Daba Ndione Beye interacts with training participants.

SPRING/Senegal organized a workshop for representatives of partner networks to raise awareness on gender issues and promote men and women as partners in household decision-making for good...

tippy tap demonstration

A local radio station attended a SPRING handwashing event in Thiokomaty village to capture messages for further radio promotion of good hygiene behaviors.

U.S. Congressional Delegation Visits SPRING/Senegal

Congressional staffers learn how partnerships are strengthening agriculture and improving nutrition.

MSN-GLEE banner

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

Sambo's 4-year old daughter collects nutritious beans

Outside of Ourossogui, Senegal, Sambo’s 4-year old daughter walks toward him, crossing a field planted with a wide variety of nutritious crops.

Location: Senegal

Success Stories

Thiane Dramé waters the garden SPRING helped her to diversify.

In the Thiaré Department of Senegal’s Kaolack region, eating a healthy, varied diet can be expensive. As Thiane Dramé’s family grew, so did the challenges to providing the food and health...


Community members gather to watch a short skit on nutrition and hygiene best practices created by community members.

SPRING works with local partner organizations to train community members to shoot, edit and disseminate videos promoting best practices in nutrition and hygiene. Trained mediators then use...

Members of a hygiene monitoring unit in Keur Socé, in Kaolack Department work on their action-plan to for how they will monitor hygiene in their communities.

SPRING works with local partners in agriculture and health to promote the uptake of improved hygiene practices such as regular hand-washing, the use of tippy-taps, and general household...

A grandmother speaks with RIP FM radio about what she learned during a video dissemination about complementary feeding, and why she encouraged her son to join her at the screening.

SPRING/Senegal partners with six local radio stations to regularly produce and air 60-second spots on high-impact nutrition and hygiene practices.

Teams from the training practice what they learn by making a test video on making peanut butter.

SPRING/Senegal and Digital Green conducted a training on the production and dissemination of community video to promote high impact nutrition and WASH behaviors.

Grace Ezan, ENA/EHA Advisor, provides a background of the nutrition environment within the SPRING/Senegal program zone of influence.

Linking Agriculture to Nutrition team members recently visited the SPRING/Senegal office to conduct a nutrition-sensitive agriculture workshop.

Keywords: Nutrition-sensitive
Location: Senegal


Community Video: Alimentation Complémentaire

A mother in Senegal prepares a diverse, nutrient-rich meal and demonstrates that it is appropriate for complementary feeding to a child between 6-23 months of age. As she feeds the child,...


Senegal Country Achievements, Project Year 5

This infographic shows the Senegal's continued growth in reach and impact during project year 5 (FY 2016).

Location: Senegal

National Anemia Profiles

Senegal 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: Senegal


A Rapid Initial Assessment of the Distribution and Consumption of Iron-Folic Acid Tablets Through Antenatal Care in Senegal

25% of the world's population suffers from anemia. SPRING has a method for making a rapid, initial assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of the distribution and consumption of IFA...

Location: Senegal

Field Notes

Supporting Agriculture and Nutrition Interventions at the Community Level in Senegal

This field note examines the USAID-funded Yaajeende activity in Senegal and highlights several approaches that contribute to the effective integration of agriculture and nutrition...

Keywords: Agriculture
Location: Senegal


Resource Review Summaries

This synthesis document accompanies three case studies carried out by ENN in 2017 in Senegal, Nepal, and Kenya to document nutrition-sensitive and multi-sector program experiences with a...

The Micronutrient Initiative (MI), in collaboration with the Government of Canada, launched the Right Start program in Senegal, with the goal of reducing anemia in women and adolescent...

This webinar, hosted by the Leveraging Economic Opportunities (LEO) activity, shares how four Feed the Future projects in Sub-Saharan Africa have contributed to systemic change. These...

Keywords: Agriculture
Location: Rwanda, Senegal, Ghana, Zambia

This series of eight country case studies (Brazil, Malawi, Mozambique, Nepal, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, and Thailand) synthesizes and analyzes national policies in the area of...