Nutrition

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- Klaus von Grebmer, Amy Saltzman, Ekin Birol, Doris Wiesmann, Nilam Prasai, Sandra Yin, Yisehac Yohannes, Purnima Menon, Jennifer Thompson, and Andrea Sonntag

From the 1990 GHI to the 2014 GHI, 26 countries reduced their scores by 50 percent or more. In terms of absolute progress, comparing the 1990 GHI and the 2014 GHI, Angola,...

- Hazel Jean L. Malapit and Agnes R. Quisumbing

Policy interventions that improve women’s status and reduce gender inequalities are expected to contribute to the well-being of not only the women themselves but also their children. Because women have the responsibility of caring for...

- Eduardo Maruyama, Laurian J. Unnevehr, and Jiarui Wang

We use data from 52 countries on child stunting, poverty, determinants of food security, environmental health, and quality of maternal and child care to carry out a cluster analysis of country typologies. The purpose is to identify where...

- Purnima Menon, Rahul Rawat, and Marie Ruel

Background. The evidence base on the impact of large-scale infant and young child feeding (IYCF) and nutrition programs is limited, partly due to the challenges of rigorously evaluating complex programs including multiple...

- Oluyemisi Kuku-Shittu, Astrid Mathiassen, Amit Wadhwa, Lucy Myles, and Akeem Ajibola

The Nigerian Comprehensive Food Security and Vulnerability Analysis (CFSVA) provides an in-depth assessment of the food security situation within Nigeria. This is very important as it equips policymakers with timely and relevant...

- Tewodaj Mogues, Bingxin Yu, Shenggen Fan, Linden McBride

In light of a reinvigorated policy orientation toward agriculture in developing countries following recent dramatic developments affecting food prices and agricultural land use, public resource allocation decisionmakers ought to have access to...

- Jody Harris and Scott Drimie

Due to the predominance of direct, specific interventions in nutrition for development, the health sector tends to own nutrition, with interventions customarily implemented through health programs. The premise that the agriculture sector should...

- Arntraud Hartmann

A large number of agricultural development initiatives now support value chain approaches. They encompass most stages of the chain, from inputs supply to production, processing, marketing, and financing. Given the complexity of integrated programs...

- Roseline Remans, Dan F. B. Flynn, Fabrice DeClerck, Willy Diru, Jessica Fanzo, Kaitlyn Gaynor, Isabel Lambrecht, Joseph Mudiope, Patrick K. Mutuo, Phelire Nkhoma, David Siriri, Clare Sullivan, Cheryl A. Palm

 

Background

In Sub-Saharan Africa, 40% of children under five years in age are chronically undernourished. As new investments and attention galvanize action on African agriculture to reduce hunger, there is an urgent...

1 Jan, 2006 - Yamauchi, Futoshi

This paper examines the effects of early childhood nutrition on schooling inputs and outcomes to assess the dynamic nature of human capital production, using panel data from South Africa. Height-for-age Z-score is used as a measure of health and...

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