Latest Project Updates

a slide from the course

Online “Nutrition-Sensitive Agricultural Programming” Course Helps Bridge the Gap between Nutrition and Agriculture

3 July 2017

Nutrition-Sensitive Agricultural Programming is a unique online course that introduces the fundamentals of nutrition-sensitive agriculture and provides guidelines for program design. Hosted on the Agrilinks and USAID University websites, this USAID-funded course helps development program managers create agriculture programs for smallholder farmers that support good nutrition outcomes.

colorful pattern depicting produce

Systemic Scale-up of Nutrition Programming in Tanzania: A Report on FANTA Activities from 2010 to 2017

27 June 2017

Focusing on strengthening Tanzania’s multisectoral nutrition governance and scaling up its nutrition assessment, counseling and support (NACS), between 2010 and 2017, FANTA worked with the Government of Tanzania, PEPFAR implementing partners, and local government authorities to improve service delivery at health facility and community levels. Read the report and learn about FANTA’s achievements, challenges, and recommendations.

illustration of someone presenting to families

Tanzania NACS Training Manual for Community Care Providers in Kiswahili

19 June 2017

FANTA worked with the Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre and PEPFAR Implementing Partners to develop a NACS training manual, comprising a Facilitator’s Guide and Participant Handouts. Written in Kiswahili for community care providers, the manual was used to train trainers working with the USAID/Tanzania’s flagship orphans and vulnerable children project, Pamoja Tuwalee (“Together We Care”).

line of schoolchildren. Photo by Riccardo Gangale VectorWorks courtesy Photoshare

Reducing Malnutrition in Tanzania: Estimates to Support Nutrition Advocacy, Tanzania PROFILES 2014

9 June 2017

How would Tanzania benefit from improved nutrition between 2014 and 2025? FANTA facilitated a multi-stakeholder PROFILES process with the Tanzania Prime Minister’s Office, Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre, and other stakeholders to estimate the impact of improved nutrition. Results showed that high coverage of effective nutrition interventions would save 120,633 children from stunting-related deaths and gain US$39 billion in economic productivity.

USAID logo