Together for Nutrition 2015

Together for nutrition 2015

-+*This conference on nutrition scheduled for Monday 15th June 2015, promises to be an invaluable opportunity for all those involved in nutrition in Ethiopia to meet and exchange ideas, from a very practical perspective as well as from solid research. Read more.

The rapid urban expansion in Ethiopia

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-+*Tsega  Mezgebo from Mekelle University presented research findings from the urban Tigray area at EDRI on 8th May, 2015. Her investigations, along with her co-researcher, Catherine Porter, covered the factors that influence decision making of farming households to adopt income diversification strategies as their traditional livelihoods become increasingly marginalized with urban expansion.

Plotting to get the word out: Gender and land research

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-+*Ruth Meinzen-Dick and Agnes Quisumbing are International Food Policy Research Institute's (IFPRI) researchers closely working with PIM on various topics including property rights and gender. In this blog, they share their experience and ideas about best ways to publicize results of scientific research.  A colleague asked us recently about the “secret” behind IFPRI’s strategy to share >> Read more

Yours, Mine, and Ours

-+*The Big Picture Increasing evidence demonstrates the importance of women’s control and ownership of assets for achieving important development outcomes. Yet, studies focusing exclusively on increasing women’s asset ownership and control, or increasing their ownership of a specific kind of asset, run the risk of missing what else is happening within a household. Does the >> Read more