Research Brief #16: Perceptions and Practices Relating to Nutrition Among Decision-Makers at Suaahara sites of Nepal

Authors: Patrick Webb; Shibani Ghosh; Diplav Sapkota; Sabi Gurung

This brief presents preliminary findings from work in Nepal that explores such issues, including the processes, impacts, constraints and innovations in multi-sectoral programming that explicitly links agriculture with health and nutrition. The focus in this brief is on a first round of data, collected in 2013 under USAID’s Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Nutrition, aimed at assessing policymakers’ and programming professionals’ understanding of nutrition problems, challenges to multi-sector programming and potential solutions.