Past Events

Growth Through Nutrition’s Semi-Annual Review Meeting saw staff from across Ethiopia converge to share their progress on activities over the first half of Year II. Chief of Party, Dan Abbott opened the program and commended Zonal Coordinators for their tireless work on the ground. Growth Through Nutrition’s incoming Deputy Chief of Party-Programs, Israel Hailu, was also introduced to the staff present.

Growth Through Nutrition hosted its inaugural Research and Learning Project Workshop this spring at the Capital Hotel.

This past spring, PSI organized a half-day workshop aimed at introducing stakeholders to the WASH market development process, disseminating major findings of the market landscape assessment and consumer insight studies, as well as soliciting feedback on the draft marketing and communication strategy developed from the research.

The Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey (EDHS) of 2016, recently released in 2017, was conducted to provide current estimates on fertility levels, marriage, sexual activity, family planning, breastfeeding practices, nutrition, childhood and maternal mortality, maternal and child health, domestic violence, FGC/M, and HIV/AIDS and other STIs.

Tufts developed a draft project learning agenda strategy following a consultative process with Save the Children International (SCI), implementing partners, and our stakeholders to ensure the strategy was inclusive, integrative and responsive to the needs and challenges of the country, the project, and the local research community. A workshop was organized to validate the strategy on June 27, 2017, at the ILRI campus in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The Learning Agenda Design Workshop brought together members of the research and learning community including project partners, research institutions, government ministries, private organizations, civil society organizations and development partners, to seek vital input into the development of a learning agenda strategy that is inclusive, integrative, and responsive to the needs and challenges of the country, the project, and the local research community.

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