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Kenya and Nutrition

  • Capital: Nairobi
  • Population: 40046566
  • Size: 582650.0 Km2

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Nutritional improvement for children in urban Chile and Kenya
P. Pridmore / Department for International Development, UK 2014
Since 2010, the NICK study has sought to help two project countries, Chile and Kenya, reduce urban malnutrition in young children by facilitating intersectoral actions to change the social determinants. In urban Kenya chronic stunting...
Identifying and tackling the social determinants of child malnutrition in urban informal settlements and slums: a cross national review of the evidence for action
P. Pridmore / Institute of Education, University of London 2011
Urbanisation can bring many benefits the rate of change but in many developing countries the rate of change has been so fast and so dramatic that many cities have been unable to cope. Rapid, unplanned urbanisation has led to widesprea...
Stigma as a barrier to treatment for child acute malnutrition in Marsabit County, Kenya
J.R. Bliss; M. Njenga; R.J. Stoltzfus 2016
Acute malnutrition affects millions of children each year, yet global coverage of life-saving treatment through the community-based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM) is estimated to be below 15%. This study investigated the pote...
Climate-smart agriculture in Kenya
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research 2015
Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) requires a major shift in the way land, water, soil nutrients, and genetic resources are managed to ensure that these resources are used more efficiently. Making this shift requires considerable changes...
Engaging fathers and grandmothers to improve maternal and child dietary practices: Planning a community-based study in western Kenya
F. Thuita / African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development 2015
Fathers and grandmothers are key family influencers who have an impact on maternal and child health. This paper describes the planning, design, and implementation of a four -phased evaluation study on the impact of engaging fat...
Chlorine dispensers in Kenya: scaling for results
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation 2015
Two million children die of diarrheal disease each year and contaminated water is often to blame. Treating water with chlorine could substantially reduce this toll. The most common approach to chlorination in areas without piped water...
Qualitative research and analyses of the economic impacts of cash transfer programmes in Sub-Saharan Africa
P. Pozarny; V. Barca; S. Brook / Food and Agriculture Organization Corporate Document Repository 2015
This report synthesizes the analysis and findings of a set of six country case studies that explore the impact of cash transfer (CT) programmes on household economic decision-making and the local economy in sub-Saharan Africa. ...
Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in East Africa: LANEA Study Brief
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2015
This Brief presents the findings of the Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in East Africa (LANEA) initiative in Ethiopia, Kenya, and Uganda. LANEA investigates opportunities and challenges to scaling up nutrition through a...
Safe drinking water. Who is willing to pay the price?
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation 2012
Treating water can reduce the prevalence of diarrhoea by up to 70 percent. Although there are several inexpensive water treatment technologies available, statistics show that every 15 seconds a child dies due to waterborne diseases. O...
Does the urban disadvantage still hold? Have the lives of Nairobi’s urban poor improved?
African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya 2014
The Nairobi Cross-sectional Slums Survey of 2000 brought to light for the very first time, the plight of slum residents highlighting: their limited access to education, health care, reproductive health and family planning services; th...
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