Livelihoods, Nutrition, School Meals
9 March 2015

The independent operation evaluation of Lesotho Country Programme (CP 200369) 2013-2017 covered the three components namely Enhancing Resilience and Responsiveness through Disaster Risk Reduction; Support for Pre-School Education; and Support for Nutrition and HIV.

It was intended for both accountability and learning and focuses on assessing: i) the appropriateness and coherence of the operation; ii) its results; and iii) the factors explaining the results.

The evaluation, makes a number of operational and strategic recommendations which will inform decision making for the remaining period of the CP, as well as for the future. It was managed and conducted by a consultancy firm, with fieldwork taking place in May 2015.

Emergency Assessments, Food Security Analysis, Nutrition
31 January 2011

A cross-sectional survey was designed to provide reference data for monitoring the outcomes of the nutrition programme in the four districts of Thaba-Tseka, Mokhotlong, Qacha’s Nek in the mountains and Berea in the lowlands. The main objectives of the survey were:

  • To determine levels of household food security (FCS) and their stress as measured by the Coping Strategies Index.
  • To understand livelihoods and income and expenditure patterns of households.
  • To determine the contribution of gardens to household livelihoods and food security.
  • To determine nutritional status of people living with HIV and TB and their treatment adherence.