Inconsistent prices and high perishability of non-rice crops force farmers to depend on rice cultivation, which causes low agricultural and dietary diversity, said a recent study. The low diversities create barriers to ensure proper nutrition and resist children's birth related complexities, like stunting and low birth weight, said the study revealed at a seminar organised […]
This International Women's Day, IFPRI takes a deep dive into drivers of women's disempowerment in Bangladesh - and how we are designing and evaluating programs that are going against the grain.
IFPRI-PRSSP, in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture, will convene a seminar to disseminate findings from the Agriculture, Nutrition, and Gender Linkages (ANGeL) baseline survey. ANGeL's baseline was conducted for 4,000 households in 16 districts across Bangladesh from late 2015 to early 2016. It collected unique data, including individual dietary intake data for all household members, anthropometric measurements for all […]
Through field-level trainings for farm households, the Agriculture, Nutrition, and Gender Linkages (ANGeL) project is exploring how who trains you—a man or a woman—affects behavior change. In the ANGeL Project, female community nutrition workers (CNWs) are key conduits of nutrition knowledge. IFPRI and Helen Keller International recently brought together 25 CNWs for a focused training on […]
ANGeL project team brings government officials and farm families together for training and feedback.