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The tool’s designers ranked the NSI categories on a scale of 1 – 8 (1 being the highest and 8 being the lowest) in terms of their potential impact in the three domains (agriculture, gender, and nutrition). Categories with a rank of 1-3 were designated as High, 4-6 as Med, and 7-8 as Low. See table to the right for more details on how this was done.
NSI Categories Ag Gender Nutrition
Women's Decision Making over Production 1 1 6
Women's Access to Productive Resources 2 2 7
Women's Group Participation and Leadership 4 6 8
Women's Control over Use of Income and Expenditure 6 3 3
Women's Time Allocation 5 5 4
Improved Technologies 3 4 5
Access and Availability of Diverse Foods 8 8 1
Nutrition Social and Behavior Change 7 7 2
NSI Category
Agricultural
impact
Gender
impact
Nutritional
impact
Potential NSI's
Women's Access to Productive Resources HIGH

HIGH

LOW

Promote inclusion of female-led small ruminants in outgrower schemesSBC training to facilitate women's direct participation in outgrower schemes
Women's Control over Use of Income and Expenditure MED

HIGH

HIGH

Connect female livestock producers to smallholder sourcing schemesSBC on joint household budgeting and decisionmaking for nutritious foods
Nutrition Social and Behavior Change LOW

LOW

HIGH

SBC to promote enhanced homestead food production with focus on small ruminants in outgrower scheme