USAID Global Nutrition Project Official Outlines Lessons To Encourage Multisectoral Agriculture, Nutrition Programming
News Deeply: Agriculture and Nutrition Can’t Be Kept in Separate Silos, Say Experts
“…USAID’s Strengthening Partnerships, Results and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING) project … has been working for the last seven years to bring together the disparate worlds of agriculture and nutrition. Heather Danton, the director of food security and nutrition at SPRING, said they have had the most success at the local level. Now that a lack of funding is threatening to close down the project, experts there are working quickly to convert some of the findings from those efforts into lessons that can be adopted at higher levels. Danton spoke to Malnutrition Deeply about what some of those lessons have been and how to encourage multi-sectoral programming between agriculture and nutrition silos…” (Byatnal, 6/21).