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Development of a new model to prevent chronic undernutrition

  1. 1. Development of a new model to prevent chronic under-nutrition:<br />Realigning Agriculture to Improve Nutrition (RAIN) Project  Zambia<br />RATIONALE.<br />There is a need for innovative models and global evidence on effective scalable and sustainable ways to prevent chronic malnutrition.<br /> <br />OBJECTIVE. <br />To develop a sustainable implementation model that combines agriculture, nutrition & health interventions to effectively prevent child stunting and maternal under-nutrition among rural poor communities.<br />Photo Gareth Bentley<br />Photo Gareth Bentley<br />Connie Maumnyima, Sikuyu village, Zambia<br />LikumbiMutondo, Kaeiya village, Zambia<br />PROJECT DESIGN. <br /><ul><li>An integrated agriculture, nutrition & health intervention including rigorous monitoring and evaluation
  2. 2. Coordination of activities between Agriculture and Health Ministries and communities aimed to realign agriculture to improve nutrition. </li></ul>EXPECTED OUTCOMES. <br /><ul><li>Prevention of chronic malnutrition in children <2 years and women in Mumbwa District, Zambia.
  3. 3. Demonstration of effective activities suitable for scale-up and replication in Zambia and beyond</li></ul>Headquarters contacts<br />Kate Golden, Senior Nutrition Advisor (kate.golden@concern.net)<br />Anne-Marie Mayer, Food and Nutrition Advisor (Annemarie.mayer@concern.net)<br />Contacts in Concern Zambia<br />Rakesh Katal, Country Director Zambia (rakesh.katal@concern.net)<br />Gudrun Stallkamp, RAIN Coordinator (gudrun.stallkamp@concern.net)<br />Photo Gareth Bentley<br />Monica Monde with 2 yr old Makokwa and 7 year old Mwangala, Sikuyu village, Zambia<br />

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