Gwenaelle Luc

Gwenaelle LucVisiting Fellow
Working with Feinstein Since: 2019
Based in: Paris, France

Gwenaelle is a social anthropologist focused on the drivers of child undernutrition as a starting point to improve the relevance and effectiveness of multi-sectoral nutrition programs in a variety of contexts.  

She has 10 years of experience in the field, conducting applied nutrition qualitative and mixed-methods studies, as well as designing and evaluating evidence-based programs. She has worked extensively in Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cameroon, Niger, Kenya, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, and Senegal.  

Her specifics interests include: linkages between gender and undernutrition, community involvement in humanitarian activities, and improving tools used by humanitarian actors to analyze contexts and needs and monitor the impact of their nutrition sensitive activities. 

 Gwenaelle is based in Paris, France and is the Link NCA (Nutrition Causal Analysis) advisor for Action Against Hunger’s Research Department. Gwenaelle holds a master’s degree in coordination of humanitarian programs from the University of Lyon II, department of socio-anthropology. 

News Items

Feinstein faculty and researchers publish three articles in Field Exchange
June 13, 2021

Feinstein International Center faculty and researchers published three articles in May issue of the Field Exchange. Click here to download the full issue.  Merry Fitzpatrick et al’s article, “Kwashiorkor –…

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Feinstein Publications

Seasonality of Acute Malnutrition and its Drivers in Sila Province, Chad: a mixed methods analysis

This report explores the seasonal patterns of acute malnutrition and its key drivers in the Goz Beida Region of Chad. 

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Saisonnalité, genre et malnutrition aiguë dans la province de Sila au Tchad

Ce document présente les motifs de la saisonnalité de la malnutrition aiguë et les différences des motifs et les facteurs pour les filles et les garçons dans le zone Goz Beida dans l’est du Chad.

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