Measuring the Adoption of Nutrition and Sanitation Practices for Sustained Behavior Change.

Technical Brief | April 30, 2020

The USAID Feed the Future Tajikistan Agriculture and Water Activity (TAWA) focuses on raising the incomes of rural women by engaging them directly in agricultural productivity while also boosting awareness of better nutrition and sanitation behaviors.

The USAID Feed the Future Tajikistan Agriculture and Water Activity (TAWA), which aims to raise incomes by engaging rural women directly in agricultural productivity while also boosting awareness of better nutrition and sanitation behaviors, has integrated learning and continuous improvement in its standard operations. By embedding a sense of collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) practices into the activity early on, this fostered improvements in nutrition, sanitation, and farm production in Southwestern Tajikistan. TAWA created and implemented an active learning cycle using the CLA approach, adjusting extension training to target participant needs and interests better.