National Development Programme (NDP): Improved nutritional status through crop diversification and employment generation
Improved Nutrients Intake through Crop Variety and Supplements Project
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1,055 Beneficiary Households (BHH)
Years to Graduate
Total budget 27,573,119
Cost per BHH 26,136
direct delivery cost per BHH is 14,390
- Introduce crops harvestable during monga and throughout the year and assist the BHH to cultivate them;
- Provide inputs and technical support to households to start cultivation;
- Provide economic management training to ensure that the project participants can become economically self-sufficient.
- Provide protection from nutrition loss through regular de-worming and the promotion of appropriate food processing techniques;
- Provide direct nutrition supplementation for quick recovery from chronic malnutrition;
- Provide flip-flops to all the participants over two years old to prevent hookworm;
- Enhance nutritional intake through the production of diversified, high nutrient value vegetables.
- Improved knowledge on nutrition, health and hygiene with the ability to recognise signs of illness and malnutrition providing appropriate remedies;
- Micro-nutrition supplements will contribute towards improved nutrition levels for children under five and pregnant and lactating mothers;
- Access to nutrient rich food for beneficiaries will improve long-term nutritional status;
- Fiduciary risks mitigated through improved management of resources from harvest surplus generating continuous employment opportunities and improved nutritional status through food-intake.
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