International literature places great importance on nutrition sensitive agricultural interventions to improve health and nutrition; particularly in communities where potential for agricultural growth is promising. Despite this, little is understood about the ways in which agricultural interventions can be delivered to communities according to the needs of the communities. With this in mind, the Research and Evaluation Division (RED) at BRAC conducted this formative study with an aim to understand the perceptions and needs of local farming communities to promote agriculture for nutrition and the way of addressing their needs, given the existing programmatic framework of institution.
This research is supported by the Department for International Development’s by the Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA) programme
Barnali Chakraborty and Fahmida Akter. Farming Systems for Improved Nutrition in Bangladesh. Research Brief No. 10, January 2018, 4p