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New Global Indicator to Measure Women’s Dietary Diversity

The result of a joint FANTA-FAO meeting in July of 2014, the Minimum Dietary Diversity – Women (MDD-W) was endorsed by a wide range of stakeholders and is now available for use in large-scale surveys and other research. The indicator states that women consuming five of ten identified food groups are more likely to meet their overall micronutrient needs. 

FANTA and FAO, July 2014