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Tanzania Nutrition Assessment, Counseling, and Support (NACS) Tools

17 January 2017

Developed by the Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre (TFNC) and FANTA, the first edition of the Tanzania NACS tools was completed in 2011 and used nationwide by local government authorities, other implementing partners, and facility- and community-based service providers in 18 regions of the country.

Tanzania Nutrition Assessment, Counseling, and Support (NACS) Training Package for Facility-Based Service Providers

5 January 2017

The NACS training package centers on training facility-based health care providers, based on national and global references and standards. It is a key component of the Tanzanian government’s commitment to integrating quality nutrition services into routine health care and treatment under the National Multisectoral Nutrition Action Plan (2016−2021).

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Improving Dietary Diversity to Enhance Women’s and Children’s Nutritional Status in Guatemala’s Western Highlands: Recommendations for the Guatemalan Agriculture Sector

29 December 2016

The agriculture sector has a significant role to play in improving the nutritional status of women and children. This brief provides recommendations to improve availability of and access to nutrient-dense local foods to improve dietary diversity and reduce nutrient gaps among women and children in the Western Highlands.

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26th Annual Martin J. Forman Memorial Lecture: The Virtuous Emulsification of Business and Nutrition

19 December 2016

With FANTA support, the 26th Annual Martin J. Forman Memorial Lecture took place at the International Food Policy Research Institute and explored how non-business and business actors engage more productively within the mixed-economy food system to form healthy rather than toxic alliances in the fight against malnutrition.

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