Platform for African – European Partnership in Agricultural Research for Development

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

WEBINAR: Effectiveness of Multisectoral Programming to Improve Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture, Nutrition and Health: Experiences from Nepal, Bangladesh and Uganda

12 May 2021In this webinar, speake
rs examined data on multi-sectoral programming from Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Nutrition focus countries including Nepal, Uganda, and Bangladesh. They also discussed approaches and best practices for developing evidence-based interventions across agriculture, nutrition, and health, and will explore implications and future directions for multi-sectoral strategies.

Leveraging multi-sectoral programming to improve health and nutrition has gained attention over recent years. Collaboration between sectors has the potential to address many of the root causes of malnutrition.  However, multi-sectoral interventions can be complex and difficult to evaluate, and outcomes can be challenging to measure. 

  • Moderator: Dale Davis is the Country Director of Helen Keller International in Nepal.
  • Nassul Kabunga is an Evaluation Research Economist affiliated with the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University.
  • Dr. Laurie Miller is a Professor of Pediatrics in the School of Medicine, Adjunct Professor of Nutrition at the Friedman School for Nutrition Science and Policy, and Adjunct Professor of Child Development at the Eliot Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development at Tufts University.
  • Neena Joshi serves as Director of Programs at Heifer Project International Nepal.
  • Katie Appel is an Assistant Researcher for the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Nutrition.

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