The ANGeL pilot project has been working with the government’s agriculture extension since 2015 to provide more than 3,000 farm families with training on agriculture production, nutrition knowledge, and gender sensitization. IFPRI, together with the government and partners such as Helen Keller International, has developed training modules and monitoring tools, and encouraged district-level agriculture extension […]
Bangladesh’s enabling policy environment and national commitment have brought about dramatic improvements in nutrition, food security, poverty, and women’s empowerment, together with development partners like IFPRI. Since 2010, the PRSSP builds off of IFPRI’s thirty year foundation in Bangladesh to successfully translate its research to policy impact. From social protection reform to regional agricultural development […]
Social safety nets combined with nutrition behavior-change communication reduces childhood stunting.
IFPRI-PRSSP, in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture, will convene a seminar to disseminate findings from the Agriculture, Nutrition, and Gender Linkages (ANGeL) baseline survey. ANGeL's baseline was conducted for 4,000 households in 16 districts across Bangladesh from late 2015 to early 2016. It collected unique data, including individual dietary intake data for all household members, anthropometric measurements for all […]
Through field-level trainings for farm households, the Agriculture, Nutrition, and Gender Linkages (ANGeL) project is exploring how who trains you—a man or a woman—affects behavior change. In the ANGeL Project, female community nutrition workers (CNWs) are key conduits of nutrition knowledge. IFPRI and Helen Keller International recently brought together 25 CNWs for a focused training on […]