Success Stories: Creating Homestead Agriculture for Nutrition and Gender Equity (CHANGE)
These three short pieces describe particular aspects of the Creating Homestead Agriculture for Nutrition and Gender Equity (CHANGE) project that are showing success or point to potentially effective innovations in nutrition-sensitive agriculture projects. They focus on individuals’ experiences rather than technical detail.
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Publication tags: Field Reports - Gender, Health, Nutrition and Hunger, International Agricultural Development, Maternal and child nutrition, Nutrition-sensitive Agriculture
Stella, a native of Colorado, completed a PhD and MPhil at the University of Cambridge in Environmental Economics and Policy as a Gates Cambridge Scholar. Her PhD research, done in collaboration with Bioversity International and based on fieldwork in Ethiopia and Papua New Guinea, focused on the influence of climate change on farmers’ seed systems, crop diversity, and crop choices. Her MPhil research, done in collaboration with the FAO, examined farmers’ seed systems in Malawi. Prior to attending Cambridge and shifting focus to agricultural and environmental aspects of development, Stella worked in the field of global public health as a post-bachelor’s research fellow at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (Seattle, Washington) and the Harvard Initiative for Global Health (Cambridge, Massachusetts), with fieldwork in Pemba, Tanzania. Her work focused on identifying better metrics for measuring and assessing health and nutrition outcomes and inequalities in the developing world. Her undergraduate degree is in Economics from Middlebury College.
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