© 2010 Jessica Scranton, FHI 360. Mother and child in a market in Zambia.
FANTA strengthens food security and nutrition policies, strategies, programs, and systems.
© 2009 Todd Shapera, Courtesy of Photoshare. Women volunteer at a seed nursery near their village in a deforested region of the Guatemalan Highlands. Many seedlings are Guama, a fast growing species that helps provide shade for their corn crops in the mountains surrounding their communities, and helps augment depleted fuel wood supplies.
FANTA enriches the evidence base, methods, and global standards for nutrition and food security programming.
© 2006 Shwe Inn Thar, Courtesy of Photoshare.  A mother in Bago, Myanmar takes a break from working in the paddy field to breastfeed her child. Women in rural areas in Myanmar have to routinely juggle child care with work.
FANTA supports country-level food security and nutrition programs.
© 2009 Hanmanta V. Wadgave, Courtesy of Photoshare. A self-help group (SHG) member provides a mother with information on infant and newborn care during a home visit in India.
FANTA integrates nutrition interventions into community health services.

Updated Nutrition Program Design Assistant: A Tool for Program Planners

Food-Based Approaches to Improve the Quality and Diversity of Diets in the Western Highlands of Guatemala

To improve the diet of populations in the Western Highlands of Guatemala where there is a high incidence of chronic malnutrition, FANTA, in collaboration with INCAP, collected and analyzed data to establish preliminary food-based recommendations based on locally available foods, using Optifood.  See a summary of the results.