Theoretically grounded tool for understanding empowerment and nutritional outcomes.
Why is the method/tool/material important?
Agriculture-nutrition pathways are complex. WEN Grid is a theoretically grounded tool for understanding empowerment and nutritional outcomes, combining Kabeer's empowerment framework and the UNICEF conceptual framework for causes of malnutrition.
Who is the method/tool/material for?
WEN Grid is a quantitative diagnostic tool designed for researchers.
Country of focus: Niger, India.
How can I use the tool?
The slides linked below explain how the grid was developed and how the diagnostic was carried out.
When and how was it developed?
The WEN framework was developed and validated in India by Erin Lentz (UT Austin) and Sudha Narayanan (IGIDR, New Delhi) and funded by IMMANA 2. The framework and grid were further applied to Niger using DHS data in 2018-19.
Where can I get the method/tool/course? Who can I contact?
Liz Bageant: erb32[@]cornell.edu
Lentz, E., Narayanan, S. (2019). Women’s empowerment and nutrition: Evidence from Niger using the WEN grid.