The U.S. Agency for International Development has more than 250 ongoing or recently finished nutrition-related projects across 79 countries. An increase in nutrition-specific spending in the budget, coupled with the establishment of major global initiatives — such as Feed the Future and Food for Peace — has substantially boosted USAID’s engagement in addressing malnutrition.
But while some progress has been made in addressing nutrition-related issues, challenges persist. Recent USAID transformation has impacted programing and procurement and how the agency partners on nutrition programs.
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