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WFP Mozambique’s multisectoral Gender Transformative and Nutrition-sensitive (GTNS) stunting prevention project in Chemba district, Sofala province is implemented with the generous contribution by the Austrian Development Agency (ADA). The project consists of a complementary package of services, including training and tools for climate resilient agriculture; training and technology to reduce post-harvest loss (PHL); food assistance for assets (FFA); and comprehensive social and behaviour change communication (SBCC) to promote key messages on nutrition, sexual and reproductive health and positive gender relationships. This innovative programme in Mulima locality of Chemba district aims to reduce stunting by focusing on women’s empowerment as a way to ensure children eat a nutritious diet. The project targets 1,500 households (7,500 people) which contain adolescent girls, pregnant and lactating women (PLW), children under 2 and women with obstetric fistula. To track on-going progress of the project, see dashboards in English and in Portuguese.

This page is a resource centre that is updated regularly with project information, assessments, reports and other products. See below for key documents and materials.

Enjoy these short videos describing the different project areas. 

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1) The fight to end stunting in Mozambique

This 2.5 minute video gives an overview of stunting in Mozambique, and how the programme is working to address the problem.

Watch the video with Portuguese subtitles here


2) The power of community action

This 1.5 minute video describes how beneficiary communities are coming together to improve nutrition through the programme’s PHL, FFA and SBCC components.

Watch the video with Portuguese subtitles here


3) Empowering girls and women to end childhood malnutrition

This 2 minute video presents the importance of gender equality in ending childhood malnutrition, and describes how the programme puts girls and women at the forefront of its activities.

Watch the video with Portuguese subtitles here


4) Preventing post-harvest losses to beat malnutrition

Smallholder farmers in rural Mozambique lose one-third of their harvest each year due to inadequate storage. This 1.5 minute video shows how this negatively impacts food security and nutrition, and describes programme activities which mitigate these losses.

Watch the video with Portuguese subtitles here