New application of demographic and health survey in nutrition modeling

This post is the first in a series around “Evaluation in the 21st Century,” this year’s theme for the annual Evaluation Conference, hosted by the American Evaluation Association.

Moving from agriculture and nutrition to farming and food

One kilometer outside of Ourossogui, in the Matam Region of Senegal, Sambo’s 4-year old daughter walks towards her father, crossing a field planted with a wide variety of nutritious crops. Her skirt is turned up into a makeshift basket and stuffed with white beans—a reliable source of protein for childhood growth and micronutrients that promote brain development.