Nutrition and Global Health Monthly Seminar - Shared screen with speaker view
Ellen Hertzmark
table of hci vs gdp--this may reflect the 'resource curse.' i.e., in some African countries, there is high gdp, even though hci is low.
Ellen Hertzmark
another way to look at this graph is that not as much of gdp is being invested in the human capital in Africa as in the richer countries.
Ellen Hertzmark
school feeding in the u.s., sponsored by the dept of agriculture, was primarily a political program, not an economic one. the liberals are happy to have in in dept of ag, b/c it is more protected there than it would be in dept of hhs or educ. the conservatives like programs that provide markets for (inefficient or surplus) agricultural production.
Wafaie W. Fawzi
feel free to raise your hand or add questions here
Ellen Hertzmark
in the case of India, did adding school meals result in increased school fees?