Zambia has experienced more than a decade of robust economic growth and stable maize production, yet food and nutrition security has not improved significantly. Over 40% of children under five are stunted (Central Statistical Office, 2015) and 48% of the population is undernourished (FAO/IFAD/WFP 2015). Growing evidence suggests that this seeming paradox may be associated with an overemphasis on production and consumption of the staple crop, maize: roughly 51% of cultivated land is committed to maize, which constitutes 57% of the national diet.
Singing the Same Song: Nutrition-sensitive Agriculture Messages in Zambia
Author: Bertha Munthali, McDonald Mulongwe, Edye Kuyper, Kristy Cook, Emily Burrows , 2017
Singing the same song: Nutrition-sensitive agriculture messages in Zambia, Bertha Munthali, McDonald Mulongwe, Edye Kuyper, Kristy Cook, Emily Burrows, 2017
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