Working multisectorally in Mumbwa District to improve nutrition

The Realigning Agriculture to Improve Nutrition (RAIN) project is an innovative way of tackling the root causes of poverty and hunger

Queen, 36, a participant in Concern's RAIN programme stands in her vegetable garden. She has received tools, seeds, livestock and training. Photo: Gareth Bentley / Concern Worldwide.
Queen, 36, a participant in Concern's RAIN programme stands in her vegetable garden. She has received tools, seeds, livestock and training. Photo: Gareth Bentley / Concern Worldwide.

An unique component of the project is to ‘coordinate and align’ Zambian ministerial sector activities at the district and community levels to address the intertwined and multisectoral causes of child stunting. The coordination across sectors is thought to improve the impact and sustainability of the project as well as to encourage replication, thereby better addressing malnutrition.

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