This report contains the results of the baseline study for SD=HS. It provides useful information to size the characteristics of the project’s beneficiary population and constitutes the first step of the monitoring process with the project’s partners and donors. The monitored indicators will provide evidence to adapt and redefine the project’s strategy in order to achieve its results. It will also nurture the coming final evaluation process, allowing the design of gender-based nutrition interventions comprising neglected and underutilized species and further advocacy processes and policy briefs.

This baseline complements the assessment undertaken in 2013 in the context of the project “Putting Lessons into Practice. Scaling Up Peoples’ Biodiversity Management for Food Security