Table of Contents

Table of contents


  1. What is RAN?

  2. What is RAN useful for?

  3. When is RAN carried out?

  4. Who is RAN for?

  5. How is RAN structured?

  6. How long does RAN take?

  7. What materials are required?

Part A  Data collection at macro, meso, and micro level

  1. Objectives of surveying information at national level

  2. Information from governmental officials

  3. Citing of secondary data

  4. Data input into analysis forms (AF)

  5. Selection of communities

  6. Structure of organizations (GO/NGO) at village/suburb level

  7. Institutions responsible for project

Part B  Implementation of rapid assessment  at the community level

  1. Data collection in the community

  2. Selection of community representatives

  3. Selection of households

  4. Methods for RAN in communities

  5. Data input into survey forms (SF)

  6. Scheduling of activities for RAN in communities

Part C  Analysis and reports

  1. Body stature of schoolchildren

  2. Data processing

  3. Reliability

  4. Ranking of indicators - variables

  5. Presentation of findings

  6. Monitoring and checking of RAN


  1. Selected observations and questions

  2. Survey forms (SF)

  3. Analysis forms (AF)

  4. Measurement of body stature of schoolchildren

  5. Literature for further study