About the HUNGaMA Survey
The HUNGaMA survey will provide a portrait of hunger and malnutrition across over
100 rural districts in India. It will:
of hunger and malnutrition
age five, given the critical impact of nutrition early in life
Give a granular view
of the variations across India with estimates at the
Provide an unprecedented
view of the reality of mothers
confronting malnutrition on the ground
Undertake a broad,
advocacy-oriented communications strategy
with the results, providing action-oriented
data targeting communities, implementers, and policymakers
GEOGRAPHY: The HUNGaMA survey focuses on the 100 districts ranked worst for
child outcomes (in Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Rajasthan, and Uttar
Pradesh) and select “best” districts. All together, the survey will cover a geography
encompassing over 160 million people, including about one-fifth of India’s children.
METHODOLOGY: HUNGaMA will be the world’s first citizen-owned nutrition survey
of this scale. By building a network of informed and empowered advocates at every
level, Naandi aims to contribute to a diverse movement to promote improved nutrition.
To see HUNGaMA Survey Training Manual Click Here.