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Interagency Global Nutrition Technical Working Group

The U.S. Government Global Nutrition Working Group

The U.S. Government is committed to improving nutrition throughout the world in order to enhance health, productivity, and human potential.

Departments and agencies engaged in scaling up proven approaches to better nutrition and conducting U.S. human nutrition research include:

  • Millennium Challenge Corporation
  • Peace Corps
  • U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
  • U.S. Department of State
  • U.S. Department of Treasury
  •  White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

Technical Focus Areas:

There are currently eight technical focus areas/sub working groups as primary opportunities for enhanced cross agency coordination and collaboration:

  • Food Safety
  • First 1000 Days
  • Global Food Security Strategy
  • Implementation Science
  • Micronutrient Delivery Platform
  • Nutrition Information System
  • Nutrition-related Non-communicable Diseases
  • Nutrition and Infectious Diseases

Interagency Global Nutrition Technical Working Group

The purpose of the US Government Global Nutrition Coordination Plan is to strengthen the impact of the many diverse nutrition investments across the US Government through better communication, collaboration, and linking research to program implementation. Through coordination mechanisms, the US Government aims to maximize its support to country –led programs, continue its global leadership and partnerships, and generate, share and apply knowledge and evidence in the nutrition sector to accelerate progress toward shared nutrition goals.

US Government Global Nutrition Technical Working Group

The first annual summary report of the U.S. Government Nutrition Coordination Plan, covering June 2016 through September 2017, outlines accomplishments and challenges in this first year of implementation and reflects on how these results may inform priorities for future action.

Technical Working Group Meeting Notes
Working Group Member Resources