Rural Support Programmes Network (RSPN), Pakistan

Balanced Energy Proteins (BEP) Rural Market Test

Balanced Energy Protein (BEP) Rural Market Test RSPN’s BEP Rural Market Test is a two-year project funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and implemented by NRSP and SRSO. Other partners associated with the project are Hystra, Mathematica and CERP. The project is being implemented in three districts - Bahawalpur, Kambar Shahdadkot and Jacobabad. The purpose of the project is to increase availability of nutritious, high-protein supplements to Pakistan’s poorest populations, targeting pregnant and lactating women, to improve their nutritional status and subsequently reducing stunting amongst children.