Topic outline

  • General

    Agreeing on causes of malnutrition for joint action

    Agreeing on causes of malnutrition for joint action

    This course guides you through the simulation of a workshop process using a methodology based on malnutrition problem-and-solution trees, to support joint planning for combating food insecurity and malnutrition. It allows you to understand the multisectoral causes of malnutrition, and gain new facilitation skills for successful participatory workshops.

    Duration:  1.5 Hours Publication  Date:  June 2015

    • System Requirements

      The online version of this course runs on the latest versions of Chrome and Safari. In order to access this course on Internet Explorer or Firefox, you must install and enable Adobe Flash player.

      The downloadable version only runs on Windows PC’s and no additional software is needed.

      • Audience

        The course is designed to assist professionals from a variety of sectors (agriculture, livestock, fisheries, health, rural development, education, social protection...) that are involved in shaping and implementing development, emergency and resilience programmes.

        • You will learn about

          • Design of a joint malnutrition strategy
          • Preparation of the workshop and facilitation techniques
          • Malnutrition problem and solution tree methodology
          • Design of the malnutrition problem tree sessions
          • Design of the malnutrition solution tree session;
          • Action-plan session and the follow-up of the workshop

          • Authors and Contributors

            Authors, expert reviewers, contributors and translators for this course include the following individuals:

            Course Coordinator

            • Domitille Kauffmann, FAO-ESN


            • Domitille Kauffmann, FAO-ESN
            • Anne-Lyse Coutin, FAO-ESN external consultant
            • Hugo Marichales, external consultant


            • Charlotte Dufour, FAO-ESN
            • Beatrice Ghirardini, FAO-OPCC
            • Anna-Lisa Noack, FAO-TCI


            • Marie Streissel, FAO-ESN