Development Matters - Livestock value chains and nutritional status of women and children Thu, 2014-04-03 13:17

A team from the Royal Veterinary College, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and their partners have been awarded a grant to study the relationship between livestock value chains and nutritional status of women and children.

Anna Marry of LIDC talks to the researchers involved in the project:
Dr. Paula Dominguez-Salas, Postdoctoral Researcher in Nutrition at the Veterinary Epidemiology, Economics and Public Health Group at RVC
Dr. Barbara Haesler, Lecturer in Agrihealth at RVC
Dr. Elaine Ferguson, Senior Lecturer at LSHTM

In this podcast you will find out:
How did the Urban Zoo project evolve into a project on nutrition?
Why is it important to eat animal-based products?
Why do women in Kenya eat stones?
What happens when you do fieldwork in Kenya during the rainy season?
How can interdisciplinary research address complex development challenges?