Lessons Learned Brief for Ghana and Tanzania, External evaluation of mobile phone technology-based nutrition and agriculture advisory services in Ghana and Tanzania (mNutrition)

Published on 1 January 2020

mNutrition was a five-year global initiative supported by the Department for International Development (DFID) between 2013 and 2018, organised by GSMA and implemented by in-country mobile network operators (MNOs) and other providers. The evaluation was carried out by a consortium of researchers from Gamos, the Institute of Development Studies, and the International Food Policy Research Institute.

This briefing summarises key evaluation findings and presents lessons learned on three key topics: 1 The design and implementation of mobile phone-based information services to promote behaviour change; 2 Building a commercially viable business model for mobile phone-based information services; and 3 Evaluating mobile phone-based information services


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Barnett, I.; Batchelor, S.; Billings, L.; Faith, B.; Gilligan, D.; Gordon, J.; Hidrobo, M.; Palloni, G. and Scott, N. (2020) Lessons Learned Brief for Ghana and Tanzania, Briefing Report, Brighton: IDS


Inka Barnett

Health and Nutrition Cluster Lead

Becky Faith

Digital Cluster Leader

Jessica Gordon

Nutrition Evaluation Programme Manager and Postgraduate Researcher

Simon Batchelor
Lucy Billings
Daniel Gilligan
Jessica Gordon
Melissa Hidrobo
Giordano Palloni
Nigel Scott

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