Ethiopia Offers Lessons from Stories of Change in Nutrition

Ethiopia has made great strides in recent years in addressing nutrition problems that have long plagued the country: between 2000 and 2016, rates of stunting fell from 58 percent to 38 percent, one of the fastest rates in Sub-Sahara Africa, while wasting dropped from 12 percent to 10 percent. Yet in some areas, numbers remain >> Read more

Markets in Vietnam: A Snapshot of Transforming Food Systems

As part of our recent meetings in Vietnam, the A4NH team had the opportunity to visit three different markets in Hanoi: a traditional wet market, a smaller neighborhood market, and a supermarket. What we saw and learned during those visits provided insights into what challenges arise as a food system transforms.

New Paper From A4NH: Food Systems for Healthier Diets in Ethiopia

The Food Systems for Healthier Diets flagship, established as part of A4NH’s second phase, is taking an in-depth look at food systems in priority countries.

Building Capacity to Undertake Food Systems Research in Ethiopia

Using a food systems lens to characterize linkages between food policy, food production, consumer choices, behaviors, and, ultimately, diets and nutrition outcomes is a new approach. A4NH's Food Systems for Healthier Diets (FSHD) flagship has initiated a series of activities in Ethiopia to better understand the interactive components of Ethiopia's food system.