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Knowledge Matters – Twenty Years of Child Survival Programs
Welcome to the latest edition of Knowledge Matters, published in December 2019, which gives an overview of Concern's work and learning during twenty years of USAID-funded Child Survival programs from 1998 - 2018.
In this issue, we discuss the work and learning from twenty years of Child Survival programs, including examples from Bangladesh, Burundi, Haiti, Kenya, Niger, Rwanda and Sierra Leone.
The issue first explains the program design and the use of results-based management in the Child Survival programs. Next, we discuss how we arranged Human Resources for the health programs, including a focus on the Child Survival Programs' experience with Frontline Health Workers. The Social Behavior Change Communication and Operations Research aspects of the programs were also discussed. The issue of sustainability of the programs, lessons learned and recommendations for the way forward conclude the articles in this issue.
This publication covers aid activities implemented with the financial assistance of several donors, including Irish Aid, UK Aid, The European Union and USAID. The ideas, opinions and comments herein are entirely the responsibility of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent or reflect the policies of any donors.
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Food and Nutrition Security through Equitable and Climate Smart Food Systems (Yoti Yoti)The Yoti Yoti Programme is responding to increasing food and nutrition insecurity in Sierra Leone, the overall goal of the project is to increase vulnerable households’ resilience to food and nutrition insecurity by strengthening food systems in Tonkolili and Port Loko Districts in North West Sierra Leone.