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journal article

Study of the determinants of chronic malnutrition in northern Nigeria: Quantitative evidence from the Nigeria demographic and health surveys

Close to half of all children younger than 5 years in the Northeast and Northwest geopolitical zones were estimated to be stunted in their growth for their age in 2013 compared to 22% of children in the rest of Nigeria. We examine the drivers of…

discussion paper

Farmers’ crop choice decisions: Trends and determinants in Nigeria and Uganda

This study investigates the determinants of farmers’ crop choice decisions, crop area diversification, and income diversification in Sub-Saharan Africa using nationally representative panel data for Nigeria and Uganda. We use both the shares of land…

project paper

Climate Change, Gender, and Nutrition Support to USAID Programs in Nigeria

Increasing temperature, erratic rainfall, and other extreme events, such as floods and droughts, pose severe threats to development in Nigeria. Climate change will have significant adverse impacts on crop production and livelihoods, making the…

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