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Using fortified blended foods in nutrition programming

Mekya Ganemo with a spoonful of porridge that contains fortified corn–soy blend. Join us for a session on using fortified blended foods in nutrition programming. Catholic Relief Services and Tufts University will present the results and implications from a recent study. The session will include a participatory discussion of the study’s implications for Title II programming.

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Peacebuilding, Governance and Gender Assessments: A Basic Guide for Busy Practitioners


This guide is designed for CRS and partner agency staff as they develop proposals that integrate peacebuilding, governance and gender into programs in various sectors. Each assessment tool includes a list of general questions and key terms to be considered as conflict, governance and gender dynamics are analyzed within the context of development and humanitarian programs around the world.

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How CRS and 5 partners are integrating gender in policies, programs and procedures

Women in Ethiopia participating in a gender analysis Catholic Relief Services and five partners have launched a new report to help other NGOs make the case for integrating gender considerations in their policies, programs and procedures. The report summarizes how we are approaching the difficult but important task of integrating and mainstreaming gender across our organizations.

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