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FIGHTING MALNUTRITION THROUGH MATERNAL INFANT AND YOUNG CHILDREN NUTRITION (MIYCN) EDUCATION

International Potato Center (CIP) uses nutrition education as a strategy of fighting malnutrition in Rwanda. To make the strategy effective CIP organizes the key stakeholders into small groups. These groups are made up of the local partners, community health workers, and beneficiaries. Small groups are preferred for their ease in coordination during the teaching sessions. …

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: MARKETING, PROCESSING AND UTILIZATION COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE MEETING IN KAMPALA, UGANDA

We’re thrilled to announce the call for abstracts for the Marketing, Processing and Utilization Community of Practice Meeting. The annual meeting will be held in Kampala, Uganda on April 9-11, 2019. To enhance the living standards of food producers, the value-chain approaches had received extensive attention. Recently, good nutrition through healthy diet is gathering momentum. …

MLE Community of Practice (CoP) Builds Capacity of M&E Team on Qualitative Research Methods

The Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation (MLE) CoP conducted a one-day training of its members on the use of qualitative research methods in routine monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of development projects. The training was held in held in Entebbe – Uganda – on February 05 and 06, 2019 and attended by 30 participants (8 women and …

KARIGIRWA’S JOURNEY: FIGHTING MALNUTRITION AND ERADICATING POVERTY IN NYAMAGABE DISTRICT, RWANDA

As a wife and mother of six children, Karigirwa Marie Vianney started doing vine multiplication to fulfil two important goals; to raise income for her children’s school fees and above all eradicate malnutrition among children in her district. Nyamagabe district in the Southern Province of Rwanda is known to be among the districts with highest …

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