Although declining recently, nearly half of Ethiopian children under five are stunted due to chronic under- and malnutrition. Vitamin deficiencies are prevalent in Ethiopia, where the diet of the rural population consists mainly of cereals, root vegetables, and beans.
By promoting high-value, nutritious crops, iDE empowers farmers to earn more income and provides their families and communities a with more varied diet, fueling them with the energy and mental ability they need to be successful. iDE also improves access to safe water and sanitation, keeping people healthy and able to absorb the nutrients gained from an improved diet.
Learn more about iDE’s commitment to Nutrition.