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Uganda - Nutrition and Food Security Assessment in Karamoja. January 2013

UNICEF contracted the School of Public Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, (Mak-­‐SPH) to conduct a survey on Nutrition and Food Security in  Karamoja Sub region. Field data collection was conducted between in the first half of December 2012 in six of the seven districts of Karamoja. District surveyed included: Abim, Amudat, Kaabong, Kotido, Nakapiripirit and Moroto. Sampled clusters falling in the new district of Napak were covered under Moroto district. The survey was part of the biannual assessments done in Karamoja region to generate information to monitor and improve programme and policy interventions. Information on health, nutrition and food security was collected at household level. This report provides a detailed description of the methodology and sampling procedures, data collection process, variables assessed and how the data was analyzed; and the findings of the assessment.