Children and their mothers suffer disproportionately from the poor health and nutrition situation in Ethiopia
“Why are you here?” I have often asked myself this question in past conferences. But this time it was being asked of me and other panelists by the chair of a panel on building enabling environments at the Micronutrient Forum in Addis Ababa.
This new publication Cows, missing milk markets and nutrition in rural Ethiopia by John Hoddinott et al looks at the dairy sector in rural Ethiopia and considers the nutritional impacts of cow ownership on households. Kenaw Gebreselassie reports on a seminar at IFPRI in which John presented the paper in Ethiopia.
Lawrence Haddad, IDS Director, highlights important new research from John Hoddinott, co-research director for Transform Nutrition. New work includes an evaluation of the Productive Safety Net Programme in Ethiopia, and Cost Benefit Ratios in Nutrition.