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Collective Responsibility, Action and Accountability for Improved Nutrition (CRAAIN) is three years long project implemented by Concern Worldwide in collaboration with WaterAid and two local NGO partners, Rupantar and Jagrata Juba Shangha (JJS). The project focuses on nutrition governance to reduce food insecurity as well as malnutrition and to improve maternal and child nutrition in Bangladesh. The overall objective of this project is to improve maternal and child nutrition in the 4 Upazilas in Bagerhat District by adopting a multi-sectoral approach. The final outcome will help to strengthen and enhance the capacity, coordination, responsiveness and accountability of Government, private sector, civil society and communities to access and deliver quality nutrition services.
dRi was assigned to administer a study in the project intervention areas to identify what influences effective multi-sectoral coordination for nutrition action at the local and national levels. 16 KIIs, 12 IDIs, 53 FGDs and 576 HHs survey were conducted by dRi to find out the working method of national level multi-sectoral nutrition coordination and local level multi-sectoral nutrition coordination, strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats to effective multi-sectoral nutrition coordination, sustainability of the platforms which are in place for delivering NPAN2, current understanding of key national and local level stakeholders of Nutrition Governance, roles and responsibilities of the nutrition governance actors, current progress towards NPAN2 in the study area and issues to ensure the key NPAN2 targets.

Serial No: 244

Theme: Food Security and Nutrition

Research Method: Mixed Method

Partner: Concern Worldwide

Starting Year: 2022

Study Area: Bagerhat District