Session 137
Women's Empowerment and Child Education, Health, and Well-Being

Friday, May 1
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Aqua 311 B
Level 3

Chair: Jessica Heckert, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Discussant: Kathryn M. Yount, Emory University
Discussant: Amber Peterman, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

1. Maternal Resources and Household Food Security: Evidence from NicaraguaKammi K. Schmeer, Ohio State University; Barbara Piperata, Ohio State University; Andres Herrera Rodriguez, Centro de Investigación en Demografia y Salud (CIDS); Mariano Salazar Torres, Centro de Investigación en Demografia y Salud (CIDS).

2. Understanding the Link between Nutritional Status and Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture: Evidence from GhanaHazel Malapit, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI); Agnes R. Quisumbing, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

3. Do Kids Eat Better When Mom Has More Say on the Farm? Women’s Access to Land Resources and Childhood Nutritional Status in the Semi-Arid Regions of KenyaJune Y. T. Po, McGill University; Gordon Hickey, McGill University.

4. Bargaining-Power and Biofortification: The Role of Gender in Adoption of Orange Sweet Potato in UgandaDaniel Gilligan, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI); Neha Kumar, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI); Scott McNiven, University of California, Davis; J.V. Meenakshi, Delhi School of Economics; Agnes R. Quisumbing, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

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