© 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.

The Science of Designing Food for the World's Poor

FANTA Participates in 6th Africa Nutritional Epidemiology Conference

Brenda Shenute Namugumya, FANTA/Uganda Nutrition Specialist, is presenting a poster on FANTA’s Uganda Nutrition Fellowship (UNF) program at this year’s African Nutritional Epidemiology Conference in Accra, Ghana. First initiated in 2013 for a 12-month period, the UNF program aims to strengthen the competences of nutrition graduates through practical experience, professional development, and mentorship. The first eight fellows graduated this past June with a new class to be enrolled this fall. Learn more about the UNF Program.

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Strengthening Maternal and Child Nutrition Services in Lesotho

FANTA is working with the Lesotho Ministry of Health to improve nutrition services for HIV-positive pregnant and lactating women and their children. Through training of trainers on NACS, FANTA is strengthening participants’ knowledge of the causes and consequences of malnutrition in HIV-affected populations and helping to improve skills in nutritional assessment and classification and nutrition counseling.