Integration

News

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In collaboration with UNICEF and the Nigeria Federal Ministry of Health, SPRING carried out an evaluation of the Community Infant and Young Child Feeding (C-IYCF) Counselling Package in...

SPRING SBCC Team Lead Peggy Koniz-Booher facilitates a discussion on Referral Systems/Pathways in a breakout session.

SPRING hosted a joint meeting of the MIYCN-FP Integration and the FP-Immunization Integration Working Groups to discuss ways to further integrate service delivery.

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...

Workshop participants

SPRING facilitated a two-day workshop to help CHAIN project partners define collaboration goals and expectations, and to develop an integrated workplan to improve nutrition and community...

Screen Capture of the Sierra Leone Micronutrient Survey Cover

SPRING attended the release of Sierra Leone’s micronutrient survey, which found that iron may be only a minor cause of the country's high anemia prevalence.

Galleries

Participants discuss service integration models in a breakout session.

SPRING hosted a joint meeting of the MIYCN-FP Integration and the FP-Immunization Integration Working Groups to discuss ways to further integrate service delivery.

Videos

How Can Different Groups and Organizations Work Together to Improve Nutrition?

Reducing undernutrition requires a commitment from multiple sectors, yet documentation on how to collaborate across sectors to reach global goals is scant.

Briefs

Integration of Nutrition Assessment, Counseling, and Support into Routine Health Service Delivery

This technical brief includes information on the strategic approaches we used, the achievements attained, lessons learned, and challenges encountered in program implementation in the...

Location: Uganda

Technical Areas

SPRING has documented how Feed the Future countries are integrating agriculture and nutrition strategies and programs

Keywords: Integration

Events

A woman harvests buckwheat in Geling, Nepal.

Agricultural interventions are increasingly being integrated into health and nutrition programs and expected to contribute to improved health and nutrition.

Growing Together: Using Experience from Burkina Faso to Define Intersectoral Integration

This webinar highlighted a recent SPRING qualitative study conducted in Burkina Faso, which examined the perspective of different stakeholders working in a nutrition-focused homestead food...

Keywords: Integration, Agriculture
Location: Online
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USAID | Guatemala is actively supporting the coordination of development initiatives under Feed the Future, bringing agriculture and nutrition partners together through the newly-created...

AgN-GLEE participants discussed linking agriculture and nutrition through pathways connecting vegetable production and consumption.

SPRING hosted a fourth Agriculture and Nutrition Global Learning and Evidence Exchange (AgN-GLEE) on June 18, 2013.

Event Series

Agriculture2Nutrition Community Calls

SPRING is partnering with the Ag2Nut Community of Practice to support monthly community calls that bring over 900 individuals from across the international donor, government, NGO, and...

Reports

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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...

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...

Field Notes

Training to Integrate Agriculture and Nutrition in Bangladesh

This field note examines the SPRING/Bangladesh project and its training of project and government agents to deliver nutrition and hygiene messages alongside agricultural interventions at...

Photo of a boy holding a large leaf, ACCESO nutrition education

This field note highlights the ACCESO project in Honduras, which had shown promising reductions in underweight after only 18 months of implementation.

Keywords: Agriculture, Integration
Location: Honduras
Integration and Coordination in Guatemala

This field note highlights the work of the Guatemala Mission to coordinate programming within the Feed the Future zone of influence with the goal of achieving improved nutritional outcomes.

Keywords: Agriculture, Integration
Location: Guatemala

Posters

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

Resource Review Summaries

Young children remain the most vulnerable population to food insecurity--low birthweight and stunting continue to be among the most visible effects of malnutrition. Helen Keller...

SPRING and Digital Green launched their Community Video for Nutrition Guide to help global agriculture and nutrition practitioners integrate community video for nutrition into their...

Keywords: Community media, Integration
Location: India, Niger

This report reviews 102 health and multi-sectoral programs that integrate family planning with nutrition and food security interventions. Lessons learned and promising program practices for...

The World Health Organization, in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund, and the Micronutrient Initiative, will convene a meeting titled Multiple micronutrient supplements...

Abstracts for the 2015 Integrated Nutrition Conference will be accepted through July 3, 2015. The conference will focus on the integration of nutrition-sensitive programs across multiple...

In this webinar, Tufts University's Will Masters discussed a typology of interventions and metrics that builds on his work with the Nutrition Innovation Lab, helping to inform the design of...

Keywords: Integration

Based on experience from Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi, and Central Africa Republic, this report describes the adoption of participatory extension such as the...

Keywords: Integration
Location: Rwanda, Uganda

The Western Highlands Integrated Program (WHIP) baseline survey experience in Guatemala yielded important lessons about how to implement effective large-scale evaluation approaches. This...

Keywords: Integration
Location: Guatemala

Resources include a GFRAS/World Bank report on strengthening linkages of nutrition within extension and advisory services, ACDI/VOCA factsheets on nutrition integration, reports on...