In 2022, Alive & Thrive expanded its activities in Nigeria. These nutrition profiles provide stakeholders a snapshot of the situation in each of the states where Alive & Thrive is now working with government and other partners to improve MIYCAN outcomes.
Alive & Thrive's implementation research spans its program areas, seeking to answer "how" to implement effective interventions and policies. Active studies are detailed in the attached documents.
Applying innovative and proven approaches to improve infant and young child feeding practices in Nigeria
The overall nutritional status of children in Nigeria has slightly improved over the last decade; nevertheless, the country still has among the world’s highest child mortality rates and some of the lowest rates of recommended IYCF practices.