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2005-2008

Supporting the Improvement of Household Food Security, Nutrition and Livelihoods in Afghanistan

Afghanistan

Supporting the Improvement of Household Food Security, Nutrition and Livelihoods in Afghanistan

Pays : Afghanistan

Localisation  : The Project is based in Kabul, and has provincial activities in Badakhshan, Bamyan and Herat.

Durée : 2005-2008

Présentation

The project’s achievements since 2005 include :
(i) Establishment of a functional Home Economics Department in MAIL, responsible for household food security, nutrition, livelihoods and gender issues, and intensive capacity-building, in particular of MAIL women staff.
(ii) Inter-agency learning and dissemination of successful community-based food security interventions through a working group, seminars, guideline development and direct support to community-level food security interventions (in particular home-based food processing)
(iii) Development of practical nutrition education materials on appropriate food use (including improved local recipes) and integration of nutrition education in literacy, health, and agricultural programs as well as in schools through a pilot school garden project ; and
(iv) Incorporation of food security, nutrition, livelihoods and gender considerations in the government’s policies and strategies, notably the Master Plan and ANDS

In the current phase (until 2008), the project aims to : •develop nutrition monitoring indicators for agricultural and rural development programs ; •strengthen the capacity of Home Economics Department at provincial level ; •support the development of MAIL’s gender and youth programmes ; •integrate practical nutrition education (including cooking demonstrations) in education, health, and agricultural programs ; •upscale the school garden project to 120 schools ; •upscale support to food processing projects and other innovative community-based interventions ; •continue inter-agency lesson learning and sharing through workshops and guideline development

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