Study of the relationship between pre-school children’s food consumption and household agricultural production using a large household survey from rural Ethiopia. Finds that increasing household production diversity leads to considerable improvements in children’s diet diversity. However, this non-separability of consumption and production does not hold for households that have access to food markets. These findings imply that nutrition-sensitive agricultural interventions that push for market-integration are likely to be more effective in reducing undernutrition than those promoting production diversity.
- Authors: Kalle Hirvonen
- Updated on: 2017-07-20 01:09:24 Ethiopia,