In this community video, the men and women work together to make a new garden and ensure more food is available for everyone.
Location: Niger, Sahel
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...
After attending a training on optimal infant and young child feeding in September 2015, community volunteer Janet Nkanu was determined to help families in Ebom, Nigeria increase their...
The creation and use of compost is just one of the many agricultural techniques taught to the local farmer nutrition school students in Bangladesh's Barisal and Khulna Divisions.
When Mehdi Hasan Sattar, a resident of Khulna's Rupsha upazila, first heard that his wife had enrolled in a USAID-funded farmer nutrition school (FNS), he was skeptical.
Thanks to the FNS, which is implemented by SPRING, Ms. Shikder is getting more out of her poultry rearing operation after learning new techniques like providing vaccinations for healthier...
In October 2014, Parvin, then a lactating mother, enrolled in one of the Farmer Nutrition Schools (FNS) organized by the USAID SPRING project. She has never missed an FNS session. In...
Fatema Begum attended every farmer nutrition school (FNS) session, and during the poultry-rearing sessions, she learned about the importance of the “hajol,” or improved hatching pot.
Ten months ago, Piyara enrolled in one of SPRING’s Farmer Nutrition School (FNS) sessions in the Lalmohan upazila. During these FNS sessions, she learned about proper health, nutrition,...
Deputy Mission Director Nathan Park visited SPRING activity sites in Kok-Jangak rayon, where he participated in a training on home-based storage of nutritious foods, and joined a home visit...
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.
SPRING is reaching local farmers across the Mopti region with nutrition-sensitive agriculture education through Farmer Nutrition School trainings.
This study provides insight into the factors that motivate households to take up production of nutrient-dense foods, to consume nutritious foods that they produce rather than sell, and to...
Qualitative research report conducted by Jody Harris (IFPRI) and Aaron Buchsbaum (SPRING). Examines a homestead food production activity carried out by HKI in Burkina Faso, using a series...
Location: Burkina Faso, Sahel
The findings of this study suggest that women in Bangladesh value food production skills training as the single most important motivating factor for homestead production.