In this paper, the authors seek to strengthen the evidence base around nutrient and dietary gaps in Nigeria by examining factors that influence household mean nutrient adequacy and household dietary diversity. Their results reveal shortfalls among key nutrients and explore the association between household dietary diversity and factors such as mobile phone usage and access to electricity and improved sources of water and sanitation.
The paper, titled "Food consumption patterns, nutrient adequacy, and the food systems in Nigeria," was published in Agriculture and Food Economics in June 2021.
In this report, researchers from the A4NH's Platforms for Healthier Diets project aim to identify the most important topics in
In times of expected economic shocks, farming households may turn to planting staple crops for their own consumption, at the
The authors identify and discuss the types of research that can support the operationalization of food systems approaches to improve diet quality in Nigeria