Women’s empowerment linked to more diverse diets in rural Ethiopia

This month’s post on the A4NH’s Gender-Nutrition Idea Exchange looks at how women’s empowerment affects nutrition outcomes in one of A4NHs priority countries, Ethiopia. We speak to Feiruz Yimer and Fanaye Tadesse, Research Officers at IFPRI’s Ethiopia Strategy Support Program, who use Ethiopian household survey data to investigate the link between women’s empowerment and diversity >> Read more

Stories of change in nutrition: country briefs available

The Stories of Change in Nutrition initiative, funded by CIFF and DFID through Transform Nutrition, fills a key gap in the experiential evidence base for nutrition. In-depth case studies from five countries (Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Nepal, Senegal, and Zambia) and one Indian state (Odisha) explore factors contributing to improvements in nutritional status. They tell the stories >> Read more

Improving breastfeeding practices for better nutrition and health

To mark World Breastfeeding Week 2016 (Aug. 1-7), IFPRI researchers, Phuong Nguyen, Sunny Kim, and Purnima Menon, share evidence from the A4NH-supported Alive & Thrive program in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Vietnam that shows how scaling up good breastfeeding practices can lead to improved nutrition and health. Cross-posted with permission from the IFPRI website. Research shows that >> Read more