EFFECTIVENESS STUDY ON THE INTEGRATION OF MICRONUTRIENT POWDER (MNP) INTO LOCAL FOOD BASED SCHOOL MEALS IN TIMOR TENGAH SELATAN (TTS) AND KUPANG DISTRICT OF NUSA TENGGARA TIMUR (NTT) PROVINCE

Despite notable economic and social progress in Indonesia, food insecurity, as well as child and maternal under-nutrition remain persistent challenges. In the past three years, the prevalence of stunting has increased from 35.6% to 37.2% nationwide, with much higher levels in the eastern provinces, such as East Nusa Tenggara, West Nusa Tenggara, Maluku, and West Papua.