Ethiopia

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Journal Articles

Implementing Multisector Nutrition Programs in Ethiopia and Nepal: Challenges and Opportunities From a Stakeholder Perspective Article Thumbnail

Effective governance is essential for effective nutrition program implementation. There are additional challenges in launching multisector plans to enhance nutritional status. The present...

Keywords: Multi-sector
Location: Ethiopia, Nepal
Optimizing the Multisectoral Nutrition Policy Cycle: A Systems Perspective Thumbnail

Based on the data collected in Uganda, Nepal, and Ethiopia, the papers included in this supplement fill a critical gap in evidence regarding multisectoral National Nutrition Action Plans....

National Anemia Profiles

Ethiopia anemia profile

SPRING has developed a series of 25 National Anemia Profiles, which provide country-specific information on the causes and burden of anemia, the policy environment, and program indicators.

Keywords: Anemia
Location: Ethiopia

Case Studies

Woman with child

A&T implements multi-component programs that make strategic use of data to plan, assess, and evaluate program impact to improve child feeding practices. The aim is to disseminate the...

Reports

Grain Storage: Mercy Corps

In March and April 2014, SPRING conducted a rapid, participatory process review to document experience and learning from activities that are utilizing a common strategy to promote nutrition...

Briefs

A Rapid Initial Assessment of the Distribution and Consumption of Iron-Folic Acid Tablets Through Antenatal Care in Ethiopia

25% of the world's population suffers from anemia. SPRING has a method for making a rapid, initial assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of the distribution and consumption of IFA...

Location: Ethiopia
Map of Africa with numbers in the background

Evidence increasingly supports the hypothesis that maternal undernutrition, as well as in-utero and infant and young child undernutrition, increase the risk of developing nutrition-related...

Events

Screenshot of the Micronutrient Forum website

In June 2014, SPRING delegates attended the Micronutrient Forum—a global conference that brings together specialists from a wide array of sectors who share an interest in reducing...

News

The Use of Participatory, Community-led Videos in India: Pushing New Buttons for Nutrition, Livelihoods, and Agriculture

SPRING delegates will attend the IUNS 20th International Congress of Nutrition, one of the most prestigious international nutrition conferences.

Posters

National and Sub-National Estimates of Child and Adult Nutritional Status Related to Later Life Nutrition-Related Non-Communicable Disease

Country and regional profiles have been established to provide an overview of the relationship between early life nutrition status and later life nutrition-related non-communicable diseases...

Videos

In December 2012, the SPRING project hosted an Agriculture and Nutrition Global Learning and Evidence Exchange (AgN-GLEE) event entitled Strengthened and Sustainable Linkages among...

Keywords: Agriculture
Location: Uganda, Ethiopia

Resource Review Summaries

Postharvest loss exacerbates the food insecurity and welfare loss of farming households in developing countries. This paper analyzes the impact of improved storage technologies on food and...

Using household consumption expenditure datasets that extend from 1995 to 2011, this report assesses animal source food (ASF) consumption patterns and changes over time in Ethiopia. The...

Location: Ethiopia

This blog captures findings of a study that assessed how the strategies and interventions of the UN Joint Programme on accelerating progress towards the economic empowerment of rural women...

This guide reports on the learning that has emerged from the Transform Nutrition consortium's research examining the potential of the social protection and agriculture sectors in Bangladesh...

This journal article investigates the extent of children’s exposure to animal feces and whether this exposure is associated with child anthropometry. Using diverse, large samples of data...

The Empowering the New Generation to Improve Nutrition and Economic opportunities (ENGINE) project was USAID/Ethiopia’s flagship multisector nutrition project. ENGINE partnered with...

Keywords: Multi-sector
Location: Ethiopia

This study investigates the impact of anthelminthic treatment on the prevalence and intensity of intestinal helminth infection, hemoglobin levels, and prevalence of anemia among school-age...

Keywords: Anemia
Location: Ethiopia

During this webinar, the inaugural round of fellows from the IMMANA program highlighted their research on developing new methodological approaches to guide agricultural interventions for...

Researchers examined how anthropometry, iron biomarkers, and serum selenium are linked to cognitive performance in preschool-aged children in rural Ethiopia. Two cognitive tests revealed...

Keywords: Anemia
Location: Ethiopia

This study assessed the diets and iron status of pre-school aged children in rural Ethiopia. The authors found that dietary diversity was quite low and that the children consumed primarily...

Keywords: Anemia, Dietary diversity
Location: Ethiopia

The Agriculture, Nutrition, and Health (ANH) Academy Week held in Addis Ababa in June led to a side meeting of Ethiopia-based Ag2Nut Community of Practice members, resulting in the...

Keywords: Agriculture
Location: Ethiopia

Nutrition training of health and agriculture workers is critical to reduce child undernutrition. This manual, available in English and Amharic, equips health and agriculture workers at the...

This paper documents the Alive & Thrive project’s efforts to scale-up infant and young child feeding interventions in three countries from 2009 to 2013. Systems strengthening is seen as...

In this research study, similar barriers to leveraging agriculture for nutrition were identified by stakeholders in Ethiopia, Kenya, and Uganda. These include a narrow focus on solely...

This study examines the relationship between pre-school children’s food consumption and household agricultural production. The authors found that an increase in household production...

Location: Ethiopia

The Cost of Hunger in Africa study demonstrates that child nutrition can be a determinant factor in achieving Africa's transformation agenda. The report highlights that undernourished...

Keywords: Anemia
Location: Ethiopia, Uganda

This report presents new data measuring the gender gap in various aspects of agriculture in Africa. A particular focus on six countries— Ethiopia, Malawi, Niger, Nigeria, Tanzania and...

A collaborative report that identifies factors responsible for low-productivity among female-managed farms in Africa, with a particular focus on Ethiopia, Malawi, Niger, Nigeria, Tanzania,...