The Minimum Dietary Diversity for Women (MDD-W) indicator based on a 10-food group women dietary diversity score (WDDS-10) has been validated to assess dietary quality in nonpregnant women. Little is known about its applicability in pregnant women, and…
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Empowered women show better WASH practices than nonempowered women in Nepal, which translates into better child nutrition outcomes.
Farm diversity, maize stock in the household, household asset index, & agro‐ecological zone were the main predictors of hemoglobin and anemia among children & adolescents in Ghana.
Research from richer countries finds that dairy consumption has strong positive associations with linear growth in children, but surprisingly little evidence exists for developing countries where diets are far less diversified. One exception is a recen…
In the Western Highlands of Guatemala, not only is climate change a threat to agriculture, but adaptation strategies are challenged by the context of a society torn apart by decades of violent conflict.
Do men and women who report sole decision making in a particular domain experience stronger (or weaker) feelings of autonomous motivation? (Bangladesh & Ghana study)
The association between household conservatism and female well-being indicators, by considering the dimension of employment, decision-making autonomy and body mass (nutrition).
Scientists and policymakers have proposed various strategies for managing drought risks in agriculture. This study considers the effectiveness of two such strategies, specifically drought tolerant rice and weather index insurance in Odisha, India.