The field research under the AgriDiet project was completed in September 2015. The analysis is ongoing and the research findings will continue to be added to this site.

The AgriDiet site will also continue to provide updates on the latest research findings relating to agriculture and nutrition in Ethiopia and Tanzania via ELDIS

Ethiopia Research

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Welcome to the Ethiopia page of the AgriDiet project. This section contains information on the various Ethiopian activities of the project, including the field research in the local sites in Tigray and Oromia. This part of the website will be updated by the PhD researchers and supervisors conducting their fieldwork in each location.

Information on each locality will be posted once the sites have been selected. Field updates, including progress reports and pictures will be made available throughout the course of the project.


  • In sickness and in health… : risk-sharing within households in rural Ethiopia

    To investigate risk-sharing within the household, we model nutritional status as a durable good and we look at the consequences of individual health shocks. For household allocation to be pareto-efficient, households should pool shocks to income. We also investigate whether households can smooth nutritional levels over time. Using data from rural Ethiopia on adult nutritional […]

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