Community mobilization


Portion of poster screenshot focusing on village graphic

Malnutrition during the first 1,000 days from pregnancy through a child’s second birthday often causes growth impairment that leads to stunting. Safe drinking water, sanitation facilities,...


A panel at the Policies against Hunger XII Conference

SPRING/Bangladesh shares its experience on Farmer Nutrition Schools in the Policies against Hunger XII Conference in Berlin, Germany

SPRING and NHSDP staff travel to Dhalchor

SPRING helps bring health care within reach for many families in Southern Bangladesh through partnerships with the USAID-DFID NHSDP

Group of people around a latrine

Through its WASH activities, SPRING is building awareness of how nutrition and hygiene are connected


NHSDP team and SPRING staff travel to Dhalchor

SPRING and NHSDP Bring Healthcare to Most Vulnerable Doorsteps

Vitamin A Plus Campaign inauguration by the Upazila Health & Family Planning Officer in Barisal Division

SPRING supported upazila health and family planning departments by providing outreach services to communities and helping with intensive community mobilization (including making public ser


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.

Woman, man, and baby stand outside a hut with a tippy tap

Much of SPRING/Ghana’s work surrounds the WASH 1,000 approach, which promotes four key behaviors related to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) activities during the first 1,000 days, and...

A drawing of a counseling session

SPRING provides technical assistance to partners rolling out the Nigeria Community and Facility Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) Package for its use in uniform training and information...

Success Stories

Gmangun Charles shows off his household’s new latrine in the Kubone community in Ghana’s northern region.

In February 2015, SPRING began working with the citizens of Kubone to establish community-led total sanitation (CLTS), an approach that helps rural communities understand the dangers of...


A Haitian woman carries fresh vegetables.

In Haiti, the HIV and AIDS crisis has generalized. It is well established that HIV compromises the nutritional status of infected individuals; therefore, integrating nutrition services into...


Resource Review Summaries

These guidelines aim to strengthen the contribution of agricultural extension and community mobilization to improve household food and nutrition security in Uganda. The intended primary...

The Realigning Agriculture to Improve Nutrition (RAIN) project aimed to design, implement and evaluate a model of multi-sectoral integration of interventions to reduce the prevalence of...

Nutrition training of health and agriculture workers is critical to reduce child undernutrition. This manual, available in English and Amharic, equips health and agriculture workers at the...

Over the past several years, FAO has supported projects in Malawi and Cambodia to improve childhood nutrition through agriculture and nutrition education for complementary feeding. Many of...

Child malnutrition is a complex issue requiring integrated approaches across sectors such as agriculture, nutrition, and health. While national-level efforts are underway in many countries...