Magnani, Richard

Research Brief #12: Market Analysis of Complementary Foods in Nepal

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While best programming methods have been identified for many of the essential nutrition actions?e.g., breastfeeding, micronutrient tablet provision?the way forward for improving complementary feeding practices is much less clear, as is agriculture?s contribution. The vast majority of children in Nepal do not receive a minimum acceptable diet, and behavior change for complementary feeding within households has been difficult to achieve at scale. An underestimated constraint on child feeding is that the child?s food preparation takes a lot of mothers?