Timor-Leste Food and Nutrition Survey
Timor-Leste Food and Nutrition Survey 2020
Timor-Leste Food and Nutrition Survey 2020.
The Timor-Leste Food and Nutrition survey conducted in 2020 was conducted with the objective of assessing the nutritional status and risk factors for malnutrition of children and women, including those affecting infant and young child-feeding practices.
The report presents the results of the 2020 Timor-Leste Food and Nutrition Survey (TLFNS) which was conducted between 4 June and 18 September 2020 using 2-stage cluster sampling, in which the sample was stratified by municipality. The sample size, which was calculated using the SMART methodology, 992 households, in each municipality with 80 clusters and 12-13 households per cluster, which were selected using systematic random sampling. The total target sample was 12,896 households and 9,048 children. A total of 12,881 households and 11,246 children were surveyed.
The Food and Nutrition Survey was developed by the Ministry of Health with support from the EU, UNICEF, WFP, FAO, WHO, KOICA and members of the Nutrition Working Group.