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Press Release

Homegrown Nutrition Works in Burkina Faso

Study could have profound effects on the overall health of some of the world’s most undernourished populations   March 22, 2016, Washington, D.C. —A recent study out of Burkina Faso shows that integrating nutrition and health education and women’s…

Agriculture for Nutrition and Health

Realizing the potential of a homestead food production program

Researchers from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) completed a first-of-its-kind rigorous evaluation of an integrated agriculture and nutrition program in Burkina Faso, a country where child undernutrition is common and the…

journal article

Local foods can meet micronutrient needs for women in urban Burkina Faso, but only if rarely consumed micronutrient-dense foods are included in daily diets: A linear programming exercise

Women of reproductive age are at nutritional risk due to their need for nutrient-dense diets. Risk is further elevated in resource-poor environments. In one such environment, we evaluated feasibility of meeting micronutrient needs of women of…

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