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Integrating and Strengthening Nutrition in Agriculture and Maternal and Child Health Programs in Guatemala: A Report on FANTA Activities from 2011 to 2017

3 November 2017

Engaging the Government of Guatemala and partners in multisectoral efforts to integrate and strengthen nutrition in health and agriculture interventions, particularly those targeting women and children in the Western Highlands, FANTA has supported efforts to prevent stunting in Guatemala. This new report (available in English and Spanish) showcases our work in 2011–2017 to improve nutrition in Guatemala.

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Zambia Job Aids for Nutrition Assessment, Counseling, and Support

3 November 2017

FANTA helped develop job aids for health workers in Zambia to support integration of nutrition assessment, counseling, and support (NACS) into health services for people living with HIV. The job aids cover prevention and management of malnutrition, specialized food products used to treat malnutrition, measurements for children and adults, and other topics.

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Impact Story: Strengthening Monitoring and Evaluation Capacity for New Food for Peace Awardees

2 November 2017

Regular monitoring and evaluation (M&E) are vital to the success of the USAID Office of Food for Peace Development Food Security Activities (FFP DFSA). Read about how FANTA developed and supported in-country workshops to equip FFP DFSA awardees to conduct rigorous M&E and help ensure effectiveness and accountability of their activities.  

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Nutrition Costing and Advocacy in Guatemala

30 October 2017

FANTA and the Government of Guatemala worked with stakeholders to develop evidence-based estimates for nutrition advocacy using PROFILES and to determine the cost of scaling up nutrition interventions to address the country’s high level of childhood chronic malnutrition. We also worked with stakeholders to develop a National Nutrition Advocacy plan, endorsed by the Guatemala Secretariat for Food Security and Nutrition (SESAN), and supporting nutrition advocacy materials. 

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