Implementation guidelines for the NIPP approach
A comprehensive guide for the implementation of NIPP circles has been developed, including information on the rationale behind the development of the approach, target groups, targeting of area of intervention, formative research, human resources requirements for monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning and reporting. A detailed overview of what the toolkit includes is presented below. If you would like to access the below annexes, please contact us on: firstname.lastname@example.org
Annex 0: Programme planning tools
Tools for planning NIPP activities and estimating the budget required for the roll out of the approach.
Annex 1: NIPP volunteer Information
Terms of reference of NIPP volunteers including their responsibilities and template of agreements between the implementing body and the volunteers.
Annex 2: Training and pre-implementation materials
Training materials as well as guidance and tools for setting up NIPP circles including a list of essential materials needed, guidance for the admission of infants below 6 months, guidance for nutritional assessment and measurement of anthropometrics, key information to consider at the pre-implementation stage, example of NIPP session guide.
Annex 3: Behaviour change communication and counselling
Guidance on the methods used to elicit behaviour change, rational and guidance for behaviour change communication and counselling sessions, rational and guidance for the promotion and construction of fuel efficiency stoves and hygiene-enabling facilities such as tippy-tap, rational and guidance for food processing, preservation and storage methods.
Annex 4: Micro-gardening guidance notes
Rational and guidance for setting up various types of micro-gardens according to the local context.
Annex 5: Cooking demonstration
Rational and guidance for conducing cooking demonstrations, including tools to aid food selection for recipe development.
Annex 6: Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning
Key forms, formats and templates for data collection during project implementation and follow-up. A database template and guidance on database quality management, guidance and standard processes for monitoring the NIPP approach activities and indicators, guidance for conducting rapid assessment of food security and nutrition situation in the areas of intervention, formats and templates for reporting including review meetings, checklists for supervision and home visits as well as a learning review.
Annex 7: Communication materials
Materials including a brochure, posters, presentation, video and a compilation of frequently asked questions on NIPP, aiming at supporting nutrition officers or coordinators communicating on the NIPP approach.