Enhancing the Sustainable Farming Initiative through Gender and Nutrition (EnSIGN) Project Endline Study
Publication Date: 15/12/2016
Enhancing the Sustainable Farming Initiative through Gender and Nutrition (EnSIGN) is a nutrition sensitive pilot intervention. It seeks to integrate gender and nutrition into PepsiCo’s Sustainable Farming Initiative. The project is implemented by CARE. The project intervention site is Kotulpur block. The block is predominantly rural and is situated in Bankura district of West Bengal - a medium ranking state of India. IIHMR University has carried out the endline evaluation of the project. A mixed methods approach has been used. The study complies with the cardinal principles of research ethics. EnSIGN project is robustly relevant. It fulfils the global development agenda and has a nutrition sensitive design. The project intervention site has high levels of iron deficiency anemia in women, thereby justifying its selection.