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Looking beyond the plot: The nutritional impact of fertilizer policy

Marissa Ward and Paulo Santos

No 61358, 2010 Annual Meeting, July 25-27, 2010, Denver, Colorado from Agricultural and Applied Economics Association

Abstract: This paper evaluates one indirect impact of fertilizer policy, the nutritional gains due to increased food production. We look specifically at the case of Malawi’s Targeted Input Program and show that benefitting from the program during its entire duration could have led to gains substantial gains in human capital.

Keywords: Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety; Food Security and Poverty; International Development (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 31
Date: 2010
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DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.61358

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