Grants Round 1

Awardees
Women’s empowerment in livestock-focused agriculture: Identifying and understanding pathways to impact for maternal and child nutrition in East Africa

Lead organisation: Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

Principal investigator: 

  • Amy Webb Girard, Emory University

Collaborators: 

Details
Investigator/s:
Amy Webb Girard Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University
Paula Dominguez-Salas Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich
Delia Grace International livestock Research Institute
Value:
£249,486
Duration:
36 months (from September 2015)
Countries of research:
Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda
The Women’s Empowerment in Nutrition Index (WENI): Measuring nutritional empowerment to better link agriculture to nutrition
Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research

Co-Principal Investigators: 

  • Sudha Narayanan, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research
  • Erin Lentz, University of Texas

Collaborators: 

Details
Value:
£249,617
Duration:
36 months (from September 2015)
Countries of research:
Bangladesh, India
Indicators of Affordability of Nutritious Diets in Africa (IANDA)
Tufts University

 

Co-PIs: Anna Herforth, Tufts University and Jennifer Coates, Tufts University

Collaborators:

Rebecca Heidkamp, Johns Hopkins University
William Masters, Tufts University
Daniel Sarpong, University of Ghana
Fulgence Joseph Mishili, Sokoine University of Agriculture
Joyce Kinabo, Sokoine University of Agriculture

Details
Value:
£249,887
Duration:
24 months (from September 2015)
Countries of research:
Ghana, Tanzania