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Does Better Agriculture Mean Better Nutrition?

This blog introduces the special issue of the Journal of Development Studies) on “Farm-Level Pathways to Improved Nutritional Status,” which features 8 studies exploring the linkage between household agricultural production and nutrition. The studies range in data, methods, and topics, including: the role of biofortification in improving children's diets; findings of a positive association between crop diversity and dietary diversity; and the positive effects of livestock-ownership on animal-sourced food consumption.

International Food Policy Research Institute, October 2015