Local Food-based Approaches for Improved Nutrition (LoFAIN)

Social behaviour change communication is a key component of the Local Food-based Approaches for Improved Nutrition (LoFAIN) project, encouraging consumption of locally available nutritious foods as a measure to prevent stunting. Pilot distributions to 3,000 children 6 to 23 months under the pilot project have been completed. The World Food Programme liaised with local producers to formulate a locally acceptable product that meets WFP’s nutritional specifications.


Objectif global

To eradicate micronutrient deficiencies and stunting among children in the three northern regions of Ghana

Objectifs spécifiques

To strengthen home fortification for children 6-23 months through e-vouchers

To communicate social and behaviour change

To implement nutrition-sensitive interventions

To strenghten strategic partnerships in nutrition

Résultats attendus

Dietary intake improved and stunting reduced

Young child and infant nutrition improved through e-voucher system

Nutritional value of Home Growth School Feeding Programme (HGSFP) enhanced


78 700 000


  • Ghana


  • Nutrition
  • Santé


  • Enfants de moins de 5 ans
  • Ménages pauvres
  • Travailleurs pauvres de l’économie informelle

Piliers AGIR

  • Pilier 3 : Améliorer durablement la productivité agricole et alimentaire et les revenus des plus vulnérables et leur accès aux aliments