Nutrition and Food Security Impacts of Agriculture Projects: A Review of Experience

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The Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN) Project, which is funded by USAID and led by PATH with support from URC, have launched a new set of tools on nutrition and agriculture that would help development workers in agriculture maximize nutritional benefits for women, children, and other vulnerable groups.

This document summarizes IYCN’s review of more than 30 years of studies examining food security and nutrition impacts of agricultural projects in low-income countries. Findings revealed that it is possible to anticipate food security and nutrition impacts, and agricultural projects can be oriented in ways that maximize positive outcomes.

Publication Date 
December 2015
Resource Type 
Regions/ Countries