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.

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Agridiet Resource Centre

The Agridiet Resource Centre highlights a selection of the latest research on Agriculture and Nutrition in Africa from a broad range of research organisations - not just those involved in the Agridiet project. All the documents shown are freely available to download. This service is provided in partnership with IDS Knowledge Services using open data supplied by Eldis.

To suggest a document for inclusion in the Resource Centre please email or use the online document submission form.

  • Ethiopia: the urban food-for-work project

    This paper reports on the successes and shortfalls of CARE Ethiopia’s Urban Food-for-Work program (UFFW). UFFW attempts to meet some of the infrastructure needs of the poorest neighbourhoods by providing basic roads and latrines to marginal urban communities in Addis Ababa; providing short-term employment opportunities in the form of food-for-work to the unemployed and underemployed […]

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  • Urban challenges to food and nutrition security

    This research centre holds information from IFPRI’s research program Urban Challenges to Food and Nutrition Security. The programme began in 1995 and aims at providing policy makers, program administrators and development practitioners with information to make sound policy and program decisions to reduce food insecurity and malnutrition in urban areas.The program’s research focuses on: Describing […]

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  • Gender and Participation in Agricultural Development Planning

    Based on documentation produced for a “Workshop on Gender and Participation in Agricultural Planning: Harvesting Best Practices”, held in Rome on 8 -12 December, 1997. The workshop was organized by the FAO Women in Development Service to evaluate experiences in gender sensitive participatory rural appraisal, in assuring women a voice in cultures where men dominate […]

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  • 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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