Latest Project Updates

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FANTA Support for Food for Peace Monitoring and Evaluation Systems

31 August 2015

Over the past year, FANTA and FFP jointly held workshops and technical assistance sessions in four countries—Burundi, Madagascar, Malawi, and Nepal—for the 7 organizations newly awarded FFP development food assistance projects in these countries, as well as for their partnering entities.

Woman in Zambia holds a bowl of produce in each hand while her baby occupies a sling on her back. Photo credit: Jessica Scranton, FANTA/FHI 360

Social and Behavior Change Guided by Systematic Approach and Collaboration

10 August 2015

Social and behavior change (SBC) is a critical component in efforts to improve nutrition in a country. To help coordinate SBC activities in Côte d’Ivoire, FANTA is providing assistance to develop a national-level SBC strategy to guide the path forward for the different organizations that may be working to promote improved practices.

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Training Ceremony Focuses on the Roles of Civil Society and Youth to Strengthen Nutrition Advocacy in Guatemala

22 July 2015

On July 9, a half-day event was held in Quetzaltenango Guatemala to mark the completion of the Maternal-Child Nutrition Distance Learning Course by 66 participants. The purpose of the training is to strengthen knowledge and practices on nutrition-related interventions to reduce stunting, which is particularly high in Guatemala and is a priority for the Guatemalan government as well as for the support being provided by USAID.

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Investing in Local Technology for Sharing Nutrition Information in Uganda: A Small Investment Creating a Big Impact

8 July 2015

The Uganda Action for Nutrition (UGAN) Society is a professional body of nutritionists that was established to increase the visibility of nutrition, coordinate actions, and build the capacity of nutritionists. To raise awareness of nutrition issues in Uganda, FANTA provided assistance to revitalize UGAN’s website, which is now serving as a major information hub for students and professionals in the field.