The research team conducting interviews with women in Kebbi State (c) 2017 IFPRI For a little over three weeks in April 2017, a team of four researchers from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), led by Dr. Todd Benson, Senior Research Fellow, undertook field work to conduct a series of interviews in Bauchi and Kebbi States as part of a study focusing on the key determinants of chronic malnutrition in northern Nigeria. Following a request for the study by USAID/Nigeria to better understand child malnutrition in northern Nigeria, the researchers interviewed key informants at federal, state and local government levels, as well as development partners working on issues related to malnutrition during 4-26 April 2017. The main objective of