ACTION CONTRE LA FAIM
EVALUATION STUDY ON IMPROVING FOOD AND NUTRITION SECURITY OF CONFLICT AFFECTED COMMUNITIES IN NORTH-EAST NIGERIA.
1. Project Background
1.1. Rationale for the Project
Among AAH beneficiaries of the Food For Peace (FFP) programme in North of Nigeria, in Borno state, Pregnant & Lactating Women (PLW) who are identified as “vulnerable“ qualify for admission into the Porridge Mum programme. The nutritional status of their children is not an admission criteria for participating in Porridge Mum activities.
In addition to the pregnant and lactating women, community members including older women, community leaders, youths and spouses of the beneficiaries are participating during the health education, hygiene promotion session and cooking demonstrations.