This guide is written for government staff, USAID missions, and implementing partners interested in improving the quality of nutrition-related services delivered at various levels and by a...
This brief is the first in a series of "interim" technical briefs, culminating in a final two-year study report in 2015. It focuses on findings from SPRING's baseline interviews with key...
SPRING has drawn from various definitions of scale-up in development-related literature to draft a definition that captures its key elements. This proposed definition is intended to lay out...
SPRING/Sierra Leone and HKI hosted an event to share findings from a barrier analysis, an adapted value chain analysis of fish and pumpkin consumption, and an assessment on infant feeding...
Location: Sierra Leone
SPRING interviewed 64 Micronutrient Powder users and distributors to identify successes understand barriers they face in using and distributing MNP.
Experts from across sectors meet in Bangkok to strengthen multi-sectoral coordination for nutrition
Levi Jean Kabatabarukye, the Quality Control Manager at BIDCO, shares the company's rationale for selling fortified oil in small sachets.
Levi Jean Kabatabarukye, the Quality Control Manager at BIDCO, describes the USAID-funded SPRING project's efforts to support industrial fortification in Uganda.
This video lays out the five-point strategic agenda that emerged from the event, Designing the Future of Nutrition Social and Behavior Change Communication: How to Achieve Impact at Scale.
This video was produced in conjunction with the event, Designing the Future of Nutrition Social and Behavior Change Communication: How to Achieve Impact at Scale, which brought a broad...
This past January, I visited the BIDCO factory with two colleagues from the SPRING/Uganda office for a first-hand look at how SPRING’s upstream work with the fortification industry helps to...
Join us on May 26th to learn about different Mission-level approaches to promoting multi-sectoral coordination and collaboration to support nutrition outcomes and what we’ve learned...
Ag2Nut Community Call: Conversation with Harvesting Nutrition Contest Winners and SecureNutrition Platform Staff
The Harvesting Nutrition Contest award ceremony on February 19, 2015 showcased three agriculture-nutrition
Designing the Future of Nutrition Social and Behavior Change Communication: How to Achieve Impact at Scale
SPRING is engaging in a unique partnership to move social and behavior change communication (SBCC) to the top of the nutrition agenda.
Location: United States, Washington, DC
SPRING is pleased to have participated in the 20th International Congress of Nutrition (ICN), held from September 15-20, 2013, in Granada, Spain. The goal of the Congress was to join...
Financing is a key piece of any effort to improve nutrition at scale. In its recently-released Nutrition Strategy (link is external), USAID highlights the importance of financial systems,...
This report presents a strategic agenda for nutrition Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) to streamline priorities and investments by nutrition stakeholders in order to maximize...
Alive and Thrive: Scaling Up Infant and Young Child Feeding Programs in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Vietnam
A&T implements multi-component programs that make strategic use of data to plan, assess, and evaluate program impact to improve child feeding practices. The aim is to disseminate the...
Location: Ethiopia, Vietnam, Bangladesh
Understanding “Scale-Up” for More Purposeful and Effective Use of Systems Thinking to Improve Nutrition
SPRING conducted research to understand how implementers understand scale-up and how that understanding may be shaping the way nutrition work is being carried out.
Positive Unintended Consequences in Programs for Women’s and Children’s Nutrition in Bangladesh: Scaling-up Tippy Taps
Current knowledge suggests that including Essential Hygiene Actions in nutrition interventions has potential to contribute to better nutrition outcomes.