GCP-2 IP WFE in Kenya & Burkina Faso

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Main consortium partner: University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

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Global Challenges Programme (GCP) Call 2 Integrated Projects.
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Results baseline food and nutrition survey Kisumu

In the frame of the Global Challenges Programme, the “Women Food Entrepreneurs in Kenya and Burkina Faso” project undertook the baseline food and nutrition survey. The results are now available for Kisumu, Kenya. The survey covers two slums, Nyalenda and Obunga. »

Baseline survey in the Obunga and Nyalenda slums of Kisumu County, Kenya

During the rainy month of March in 2017, the Women Food Entrepreneurs research project conducted a baseline survey in the city slums of Kisumu. The focus of the study was to measure the quality of food and nutrition consumed in slum households so that the project research team can understand the initial nutritional conditions for the population in focus. »

Bridging gaps between women food entrepreneurs and urban policy & business instruments

On February 2, 2017 in Ouagadougou, the research project team “Building Inclusive Business Models for Women Food Entrepreneurs” organized a stakeholder workshop, with representatives of women food entrepreneurs (WFEs) and the urban policy and business sector present. »

Rock prospecting in Kenya

In both project sites of the Women Food Entrepreneurs GCP-2 project – Kisumu in Kenya and Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso – geochemical surveys were required to find rocks suitable for producing powder for soil conditioning. »