Integrating Nutrition in Farmer Field Schools in Eastern Africa

Based on experience from Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi, and Central Africa Republic, this report describes the adoption of participatory extension such as the Farmer Field School (FFS) approach in Eastern and Central Africa. The report describes the processes undertaken to mainstream nutrition in the FFS learning process, assesses and documents changes in nutrition knowledge and practice among FFS beneficiaries, and identifies good practices and opportunities to improve the effectiveness of nutrition education in FFSs.

Modernizing Extension and Advisory Services, November 2014