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Training Course on Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture

By: Datastat Research Center

Kenya

30 May - 03 Jun, 2022  5 days

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USD 900

Venue: Nairobi, Kenya

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Nairobi, Kenya, Kenya 13 - 17 Jun, 2022 USD900
Nairobi, Kenya, Kenya 27 Jun - 01 Jul, 2022 USD900
Nairobi, Kenya, Kenya 11 - 15 Jul, 2022 USD900
Nairobi, Kenya, Kenya 25 - 29 Jul, 2022 USD900
Nairobi, Kenya, Kenya 08 - 12 Aug, 2022 USD900
Nairobi, Kenya, Kenya 22 - 26 Aug, 2022 USD900
Nairobi, Kenya, Kenya 05 - 09 Sep, 2022 USD900

This training course lays the foundation for why nutrition-sensitive agriculture is important for a range of stakeholders working in livelihoods, food security, economic growth, nutrition, and maternal and child health. It explains why nutrition-sensitive agriculture is important and how nutrition outcomes can be reached through agricultural interventions.

Duration

5 days

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, the learners should be able to:

  • articulate key information on the social and economic impact of malnutrition
  •  identify strategies for interrupting the cycle of malnutrition
  • explain the relationship between agricultural value chains and food systems
  • explain the enabling environment in which all pathways operate.
  • explain a four-step approach for designing effective nutrition-sensitive agriculture activities

Course outline

Module I: Strengthening Agriculture-Nutrition Linkages: Why It Matters

  •  key information on the social and economic impact of malnutrition
  •  multi-sectoral approach in addressing malnutrition
  • c. concept of nutrition-sensitive agriculture introduction
  • d. specific ways that agriculture can support improved nutrition

Module II: Essential Nutrition Concepts for Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture Activities

  • five forms of malnutrition
  • essential needs of infants, children and mothers, especially during the period from conception to the child’s second birthday (the “first 1,000 days”)
  • strategies for interrupting the cycle of malnutrition

Module III: Essential Concepts in Agriculture and Food Systems

  •  importance of agriculture in food production, income generation and women’s lives
  •  overarching goals of most agriculture programs
  • relationship between agricultural value chains and food systems
  • challenges and opportunities for agriculture programs today.

Module IV: Agriculture-to-Nutrition Pathways

  •  main pathways and how they overlap.
  •  explain the enabling environment in which all pathways operate.
  • identify steps along each main pathway to ensure that agriculture activities meet nutrition outcomes.

Module V: Developing a Seasonal Calendar

  • agricultural context and how it varies throughout the year in areas where their activity functions
  • how agricultural constraints (growing season, holidays, seasonal illnesses, changes in weather) affect the wellbeing of communities
  • opportunities to make agricultural activities more nutrition-sensitive.

Module VI: Behavior Change Concepts for Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture

  • basic concepts about why behaviors change
  • ways that SBC contributes to improved activity outcomes
  • how SBC uses formative research to guide activity interventions.

Module VII: Designing Effective Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture Activities

  • the four-step approach for designing effective nutrition-sensitive agriculture activities
  • nutrition-sensitive agricultural outcomes appropriate to the participants’ agricultural market systems development activity
  • potential strategies for addressing malnutrition
  • relevant practices, interventions, and indicators to include in the activity design
  • the next steps for implementation and monitoring.

Methodology

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

Key Notes

  • The participant must be conversant with English.
  • Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with an Authorized Training Certificate
  • Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.
  • The course fee includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, buffet lunch and a Certificate upon successful completion of Training.
  • One-year post-training support Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.
  • Payment should be done at least a week before commence of the training, to DATASTAT CONSULTANCY LTD account, as indicated in the invoice so as to enable us prepare better for you.
Nairobi, Kenya May 30 - 03 Jun, 2022
Nairobi, Kenya, Kenya 13 - 17 Jun, 2022
Nairobi, Kenya, Kenya 27 Jun - 01 Jul, 2022
Nairobi, Kenya, Kenya 11 - 15 Jul, 2022
Nairobi, Kenya, Kenya 25 - 29 Jul, 2022
Nairobi, Kenya, Kenya 08 - 12 Aug, 2022
Nairobi, Kenya, Kenya 22 - 26 Aug, 2022
Nairobi, Kenya, Kenya 05 - 09 Sep, 2022
USD 900.00(Physical Training)
USD 630.00(Virtual Training)
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