NIPN Ethiopia Nutrition Policy & Research seminar on stunting reduction
The next Nutrition Research and Policy Seminar organized by EPHI and IFPRI in the framework of the Ethiopian National Information Platform for Nutrition (NIPN) will be held on November 9, 2018, 10:30-12:15, at the EPHI training center in Addis. The topic is this seminar is “Stunting Reduction in Ethiopia”.
Changes in child under nutrition in Ethiopia (2000-2016) by Kalle Hirvonen (Research Fellow at the Ethiopian Strategic Support Program of IFPRI)
The presentation will show how stunting rates have changed by gender, across space and wealth strata between 2000 and 2016. Using insights from nutrition literature, the underlying drivers of the rapid reduction in stunting prevalence will be further explored.
Accelerating stunting reduction: what would it take? by Kaleab Baye (Director of Center for Food Science and Nutrition – Addis-Ababa University)
The presentation will briefly review trends and spatial-temporal distribution of stunting. Using a food systems conceptual framework, missed opportunities to improve diets and accelerate stunting reduction in Ethiopia will be illustrated.
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