Crop Diversification Increases Household Diets and Improves Child Growth in Ethiopia

This brief is based on a study that utilizes rich panel survey data combined with historical weather data to assess the impact of crop diversity on different nutrition outcome indicators that include child growth, household nutrient production gaps, diet quality, food intake, and diet diversity. The brief also presents the heterogeneous effect of crop diversity on child growth by gender of the child, market access and exposure to drought shocks.