Final Report Sensory Acceptability of Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplement (LNS) Among Children Aged 6-24 Months in Timor Tengah Selatan District, Nusa Tenggara Province

 A sensory acceptability study was conducted in Timor Tengah Selatan (TTS) District, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) before WFP Indonesia launched its intervention programme to combat malnutrition using a Lipid Nutrient Supplement (LNS) product. The general objective of this study was to examine the consumption of LNS by infants and children aged 6-24 months. 

Data collection was conducted from April 14 to May 10, 2011 in Konbaki and Balu Villages, Polen Sub-district, TTS District, NTT province, Indonesia. The design study used was a randomized crossover design with a wash-out period. The population under study comprised mothers and children aged 6-24 months in TTS district. In-depth interviews with cadres/health volunteers (four people) and focus group discussions with 24 mothers were also conducted to provide information related to complementary feeding data.