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Table 6 Proportion of trained participants who demonstrated knowledge and ability to practice recommended agriculture and nutrition practices

From: The relationship between training farmers in agronomic practices and diet diversification: a case study from an intervention under the Scaling Up Nutrition programme in Zambia

Training topic Change in knowledge after training Able to practice the knowledge
Intervention Nonintervention Intervention Nonintervention
Same Improved Can’t tell Same Improved Can’t tell
Sustainable farming methods 4.7 94.1 1.2 7.1 77.0 15.9 95.3 80.6
Improved agronomic practices 4.4 94.4 1.2 7.1 75.4 17.5 94.4 80.0
Improved varieties and nutrient-rich varieties 5.3 93.2 1.5 11.1 67.5 21.4 93.2 57.8
Vitamin A-rich crops 5 93.2 1.8 11.1 65.9 23.0 94.1 56.7
Food storage 5.3 93.5 1.2 7.9 66.7 25.4 95.3 66.4
Food preservation, processing and utilization 4.7 94.1 1.2 12.7 63.5 23.8 95.9 60.7
Various methods of cooking food 5.0 93.8 1.2 12.7 61.9 0.8 95.9 55.6
Infant and young child feeding 5.0 93.8 1.2 15.1 61.9 23.0 95.9 56.3
Diet diversification 5.9 93.2 0.9 14.3 61.9 23.8 95.3 58.5