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Irrigation, risk aversion, and water right priority under water supply uncertainty

This paper explores the impacts of a water right's allocative priority—as an indicator of farmers' risk-bearing ability—on land irrigation under water supply uncertainty. We develop and use an economic model to simulate farmers' land irrigation…

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Rainfall shocks are not necessarily a sensitive early indicator of changes in wasting prevalence

This study explores whether deviation in rainfall in Ethiopia, a drought prone country, is a sensitive indicator of future increases in wasting. Around 12% of children 0–23 months were wasted, but we found no consistent association between the…

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Factors influencing maternal nutrition practices in a large scale maternal, newborn and child health program in Bangladesh

This paper examines the maternal, household, and health service factors influencing maternal nutrition practices in the context of a large scale maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) program in Bangladesh. Data were from a household survey of…