Gana Pati Ojha

Team leader, Practical Action

February-March 2017

Final evaluation of Promotion of Sustainable Agriculture for Nutrition and Food Security (POSAN FS). POSAN FS in 4 districts of Far Western Region in Nepal. The overall objective of the project is to contribute in achieving national food and nutritional security target articulated in the periodic and multi sector nutritional plan of the Government of Nepal, whereas specific objective of the project is to improve food and nutritional security of 7,000 food and nutrition insecure households in Achham, Doti, Bajura and Bajhang Districts of Far Western Region in Nepal. The project works directly with marginalized farmers, business service providers, market actors, micro-finance institutions and government line agencies. The evaluation assessed the overall impact of the project, relevance of project strategies and business model, effectiveness of project interventions and its sustainability, relevance of project assumption and overall design and made recommendation for future project design. Analysis also covered availability, access and utilization aspects of the food security. My major activities: Development of methodology, participate in the field mission, conduct consultations, provide guidance to team members, keep track of their activities, analysis of data, preparation of draft and final report of the evaluation.