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Benin Comprehensive Food Security and Vulnerability Analysis 2008

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Analyse Globale de la Vulnérabilité, de la Sécurité Alimentaire et de la Nutrition (AGVSAN)
Geography 
Benin (BEN)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
11/2008 - 12/2008
Series or system 
Comprehensive Food Security and Vulnerability Analysis (CFSVA)
Data type
Survey:
  • Household
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The Global Analysis of Vulnerability, Food Security, and Nutrition Survey was conducted following flooding in 2007 that affected the agriculture-based economy of Benin. Data was collected on household food security, the underlying causes of food and nutritional insecurity, and the nutritional status of women and children.

Questionnaires were administered to 4,176 households, and anthropometric measurements were taken for children ages 6-59 months and women ages 15-49 years. A second questionnaire was used for community groups of at least seven participants.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), CARE International, Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Department for International Development (DFiD) (United Kingdom), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Government of Benin, PLAN International, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), World Food Programme (WFP). Benin Comprehensive Food Security and Vulnerability Analysis 2008.