Location: Nobéré, South Central Region, Burkina Faso
The peri-urban commune of Nobéré comprises 27 villages and an urban center.
The nutritional situation in the municipality of Nobéré is precarious, 90% of the population has an undiversified diet and only has access to one or two of the seven food groups recommended by the World Health Organization.
General objective: To improve the situation and nutritional practices in the municipality of Nobéré.
Specific objectives :
- Strengthen the skills and nutritional knowledge of stakeolders
- Improve nutritional practices
- Organize an effective system for the care and prevention of malnutrition
Duration of the program: January 2015- December 2020
Beneficiaries: around 20’000 people including 3’800 children.
- Care and prevention of malnutrition
In the case of acute, severe or moderate malnutrition, children are referred to the Centre for Recovery and Nutritional Education (CREN) of Nobéré.
- Improvement of nutritional practices
Community learning groups are set up in the villages of Nobéré district to provide nutritional education to pregnant and lactating mothers.
- Strengthening the nutritional skills of stakeholders
A framework of consultation is set up in the villages between the various competent actors of the commune, allowing a real piloting of a prevention policy directly in families.
The Nutrition component is an integral part of the Colibri Program, which works transversally in several areas (Nutrition, Water-Sanitation-Hygiene, Rural Development) to improve the living conditions and resilience of the population of Nobéré.