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Global Obesity Prevention Center

 Strategic Program for Analyzing Complexity and Evaluating Systems




SPACES is a consortium created by the US Global Development Lab at USAID. SPACES consists of four key players: the Global Obesity Prevention Center (GOPC), LINC, Global Knowledge Initiative (GKI) and ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) who collaborate with USAID to help transform decision making and interventions. 

SPACES aims to bring a variety of complex systems tools and methodologies to provide systems analysis and approaches to USAID missions and programs. The complex systems tools help to better understand and address the dynamic factors involved in international development.




SPACES brings systems awareness to international development through the following objectives: 

Examples of Work