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Tackling child malnutrition in Ethiopia

Subtitle:
Do the Sustainable Development Poverty Reduction Programme's underlying policy assumptions reflect local realities?
Abstract:

This paper emphasises that malnutrition cannot be tackled without understanding its causes. Child malnutrition remains a major public health problem in Ethiopia, yet the government has no specific nutrition policy. Levels of wasting (acute malnutrition) and stunting (chronic malnutrition) in children aged 6 to 59 months are among the world’s highest. As long as so many children remain malnourished, Ethiopia will not achieve the first Millennium Development Goal – eradication of extreme povert...

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Published
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Reviewed (other)
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Updated Publisher's version

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Institution:
Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
Research group:
Young Lives
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Institution:
Save the Children, Uk
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Young Lives
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Institution:
Save the Children, UK- Ethiopia
Research group:
Young Lives
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Funding agency for:
Alemu Mekonnen
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Nicola Jones
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Funding agency for:
Bekele Tefera
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Working Paper
Publication date:
2005-01-01
URN:
uuid:eaed9106-abe2-4e40-9a8e-b02e0f1c1015
Local pid:
ora:1586
ISBN:
1-904427-20-0

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