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USAID Breastfeeding Symposium, August 29, 2016

26 August 2016

FANTA and Alive & Thrive are hosting the USAID Breastfeeding Symposium in Washington, DC, on August 29, 2016. This event will bring USAID staff together with experts to look at the latest evidence and programmatic approaches in the area of breastfeeding.

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Webinar on Food for Peace Data Quality Assessments

19 August 2016

Pamela Velez-Vega (FANTA) and Dramane Mariko (FFP) presented requirements and best practices for data quality assessments that FFP development projects are required to conduct annually, per the FFP Policy and Guidance for Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting. Recording and slides, in French, are now available.

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USAID Report to Congress Features FANTA Research

29 July 2016

USAID released its 2015 Report to Congress: USAID Health-Related Research and Development Progress Report, which includes an update on nutrition research aimed at preventing malnutrition. The report features updates on several FANTA initiatives.

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Micronutrient Malnutrition in Guatemala: Situational Analysis, Trends, and the Way Forward

28 July 2016

Presentations are now available from the technical consultation held on Feb. 25–26, 2016, which reviewed the situation of micronutrient nutrition in Guatemala and discussed strategies to move forward. By the end of the meeting, representatives from the Ministry of Health committed to next steps.

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