The Alive and Thrive- IYCF project will be launched in the 12 woredas of Oromia.

The project titled “Promotion of nutrition/Infant and Young child feeding (IYCF)” will be launched in Oromia region. The project focuses on providing capacity support to EMRDA and grass-root religious leaders to enhance their capacity in behavioral change communication and emergency response through effective implementation of community level integrated interventions. The project is implemented in Oromia region focusing on Jimma and Arsi zone. From this zones, 12 woredas has been selected. The project is aimed at strengthening the implementation of integrated health promotion by religious leaders in the areas of promoting under five and infant nutrition (IYCF) in the selected Woredas.