A 2-Year Integrated Agriculture and Nutrition Health Behavior Change Communication Program Targeted to Women in Burkina Faso Reduces Anemia, Wasting and Diarrhea in Children 3-12.9 Months of Age at Baseline: A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial

A program involving agriculture, nutrition, and health behavior change communication (BCC) is shown to improve child health and nutrition outcomes. This study reveals that an integrated agriculture homestead food production and BCC reduced wasting, diarrhea, and anemia, especially among the youngest children.

Olney, D.K, Pedehombga, A., Ruel, M.T., & Dillon, A. The Journal of Nutrition (June 2015) Vol. 145, No.6, pp. 1317-1324.