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Webinar | Markets and Infrastructure: The Roles of Market Access in Shaping Diets in Bangladesh, Uganda, and Nepal
Many factors combine to shape diets and maternal and child health. In this webinar, we review recent research from the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Nutrition regarding the role of markets and infrastructure in mitigating nutritional risks. We focus specific attention on findings from Bangladesh, Nepal and Uganda, examining correlates and drivers of dietary diversity, linear growth and weight gain, and nutritional resilience.

Panelists:

Dr. Will Masters is an Investigator for the Innovation Lab for Nutrition and a Professor at Tufts University in the Friedman School of Nutrition with a secondary appointment in the Department of Economics.

Dr. Gerald Shively is a PI for the Innovation Lab for Nutrition, the Associate Dean and Director for the International Programs in Agriculture, Faculty Fellow for Global Affairs, and Professor of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University.

Moderator:

Dr. Shibani Ghosh is the Associate Director for the U.S. Government's Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Nutrition and a Research Associate Professor at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University.

Jul 15, 2020 09:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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