Who Benefits from the Rapidly Increasing Voluntary Sustainability Standards?

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ESSP Working Paper 71. "Who benefits from the rapidly increasing voluntary sustainability standards?" by Minten, Bart, Dereje, Mekdim, Engeda, Ermias, and Tamru, Seneshaw Abstract: Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSS) are rapidly increasing in global value chains. While consumers, mostly in developed countries, are willing to pay significant premiums for such standards, it is not well understood how effectively these >> Read more

An analysis of trends and determinants of child undernutrition in Ethiopia

A working paper has been published by the Ethiopia Strategy Support Programme (ESSP) and funded by Transform Nutrition An analysis of trends and determinants of child undernutrition in Ethiopia, 2000‐2011. This report uses two rounds of the Ethiopian Demographic Health Survey (EDHS) to statistically analyze patterns and trends in undernutrition (child growth) in Ethiopia over 2000 to 2011. >> Read more

An Analysis of Trends and Determinants of Child Undernutrition in Ethiopia, 2000‐2011

Child Nutrition

ESSP Working Paper 70. "An analysis of trends and determinants of child undernutrition in Ethiopia, 2000‐2011" by HHeadey, Derek D. Abstract: This report uses two rounds of the Ethiopian Demographic Health Survey (EDHS) to statistically analyze patterns and trends in undernutrition (child growth) in Ethiopia over 2000 to 2011. Ethiopia remains one of the most undernourished populations in >> Read more

Agricultural Production and Children’s Diets

Children Diet

ESSP Working Paper 69. "Agricultural Production and Children's Diets" by Hirvonen, Kalle and Hoddinott, John F. Abstract: We study the relationship between pre-school children’s food consumption and household agricultural production. Using a large household survey from rural Ethiopia, we find that increasing household production diversity leads to considerable improvements in children’s diet diversity. However, we also document how >> Read more