Global Health

With more than 20 years of experience and technical know-how in health systems strengthening, global health security, and human-centered digital design, our global health team delivers holistic, tech-enabled solutions to save lives and improve well-being worldwide.

Nutrition and Food Security

We build bridges between nutrition, agriculture, and food security. We are at the forefront of improving nutrition and food security outcomes through our integrated and diverse agriculture, agribusiness, and livelihoods programs. We are developing sustainable market- and community-based solutions for improving maternal and child nutrition.

Our tailored approach in food-insecure countries strengthens the capabilities of all actors along the chain to realize improvements in input supply, production, post-harvest handling, and food processing, typically with a focus on value chain development for crops with the best chance of improving nutrition and food security. We use value chain analysis to identify food-based and other constraints to improving the stubbornly high prevalence of malnutrition in many developing countries, especially among young children who represent countries’ futures.

Our Experts

David Tardif-Douglin runs Africa Lead II, a project that builds the capacity of agriculture professionals, institutions and stakeholders to position African leaders and institutions at the forefront of increased agricultural productivity and food security.

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Our Projects

Kenya—Integrated Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Project (KIWASH)

The Kenya Integrated Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Project (KIWASH) project combines nutrition programming with improved access to water, sanitation, and hygiene.

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Malawi—Feed the Future Integrating Nutrition into Value Chains

DAI and our partners, Michigan State University and Save the Children, focused on inclusive value chain building in Malawi and smallholders’ decision-making about what to plant and consume, acknowledging that smallholders operate under short horizons with limited assets and coping strategies for handling fluctuations in food and income.

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Worldwide—Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project III (FANTA III)

FANTA worked to improve and strengthening nutrition and food security policies, strategies, programs, and systems in Asian, African, and Central American countries.

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Uganda—Improving Access to Health Care for the Poor

DAI Global Health and Montrose International implemented multiple studies to assess the costs and benefits of Results-Based Financing relative to Input-Based Financing in Northern Uganda.

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