Multisectoral Nutrition Programming: FANTA Achievements and Lessons Learned

In line with USAID’s Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Strategy, FANTA has been working on multiple levels toward achieving USAID’s objective of scaling up effective, integrated nutrition-specific and nutrition-sensitive interventions, programs, and systems in humanitarian and development contexts through a multisectoral approach. On a global level, FANTA has provided technical assistance and developed tools and methods to promote country-led, evidence-based, scalable multisectoral approaches that have improved nutrition and built sustainable capacity. Multisectoral Nutrition Programming outlines FANTA’s activities in the multisectoral arena in areas including:

  • Nutrition advocacy 
  • Development of multisectoral policies, action plans, and guidelines
  • Nutrition costing and resource mobilization 
  • Analysis and use of nutrition gap data to strengthen agricultural linkages 
  • Multisectoral capacity building 
  • Multisectoral nutrition research
  • M&E for integrated programming
  • Knowledge sharing

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