Learning Event

Implications of COVID-19 on Nutrition: Lessons Learned from COVID-19, Practical and Innovative Approaches (Webinar)

The novel Coronavirus is imposing unprecedented health, nutrition, social, and economic risks to the global population. Although the number of COVID-19 cases is still rather low as compared to many other countries,  Ethiopia is also being affected with spread of the virus sharply increasing. If this spread continues, it has the potential to reverse some of the nutritional gains that the country has achieved in the last few years.

7th Project Research and Learning Working Group Meeting

Tufts University, an implementing partner of Growth through Nutrition, USAID’s 5-year flagship mutlisectoral nutrition project - in collaboration with Save the Children International, will be hosting the 7th Project Research and Learning Working Group on Friday, the 28th of February, 2019.

The following topics will be presented and discussed during the half-day workshop.  

   1. Harnessing Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture to improve the Nutritional Status of Mothers, Children, and Adolescents in Rural Ethiopia

Learning Event on Mycotoxins and Linear growth retardation and Multiple Micronutrient Supplementation in Pregnancy and Birth Outcomes

Tufts University hosted its third Learning event on July 20th. Dr Shibani Ghosh, Associate Director at Tufts’ Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy presented her research on Mycotoxins and Linear growth retardation and Multiple Micronutrient Supplementation in Pregnancy and Birth outcomes. The event aimed to raise awareness, enhance capacity and promote dissemination for learning and knowledge among multi-sectoral nutrition projects in Ethiopia.

Evidence and Implications from EDHS 2016 for Growth through Nutrition: Learning Event

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.

USAID Growth through Nutrition Learning Agenda Validation Workshop and Learning Event

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.

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