The interviewed stakeholders worked in the sectors of agriculture, environment, health and nutrition and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). The objectives were to understand the communication mechanisms used with regard to agricultural information, the content shared with other stakeholders and farmers and identify opportunities to integrate nutrition-sensitive agriculture into existing practices.
The results of the study offer an overview of the actors providing agricultural information, the platform they engage and methods they use. Findings reveal that many efforts do not reach the targeted populations; there are few efforts to include nutrition into existing agricultural information systems and there is low level of coordination between these systems. SPRING identified five opportunities to reach more farmers and promote nutrition sensitive-agricultural information: