USAID Announces Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Strategy To Reduce Hunger, Stunting

Media outlets report on USAID’s launch of the agency’s Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Strategy 2014-2025 (.pdf).

Devex: USAID, Susan Rice launch ‘360-degree’ nutrition strategy
“The U.S. Agency for International Development, with help from National Security Adviser Susan Rice, announced Thursday a new ‘multi-sectoral nutrition strategy’ which aims to reduce by two million over five years the number of chronically malnourished and ‘stunted’ children worldwide and also to keep acute malnutrition below 15 percent in places experiencing humanitarian crisis…” (Igoe, 5/22).

USAID: USAID Pledges to Improve Nutrition for Millions of Children and Mothers with New Approach
“…Overall, the new 360-degree approach unveiled today by National Security Adviser Susan Rice and USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah will cut the rate of stunting by 20 percent in places where USAID works…” (5/22).