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Childhood malnutrition represents one of the most formidable challenges to achieving health goals and economic success. The Ethiopian government has made a unique commitment to eradicate child stunting by 2030 through the Seqota Declaration (SD), which is a multi-phase and multi-sectoral approach.

The global burden of acute malnutrition remains high. This brief summarizes the findings of an analysis done to describe the patterns of acute malnutrition and identifies risk factors that have contributed to the change in acute malnutrition among children under five years of age between 2000-2016.


This brief highlights the pathway through which bio-fortification can reduce micronutrient deficiencies in Ethiopia. It also describes bottlenecks in the production and consumption of biofortified crops.

The nutritional status of adolescents (10-19 years old) is known to have a profound and multiple impacts on their immediate and future health. This rapid review summarizes the best available evidence describing the problem of adolescent undernutrition in Ethiopia and potential solutions for addressing the problem.

This review synthesizes evidence of key lessons learned from different countries that implemented food fortification programs.

This analysis presents the coverage of fortifiable edible oil and wheat flour in Ethiopian households. Additionally, it shows annual household per capita consumption of edible oil, wheat flour, and sugar between 2011 and 2016.

This brief describes the trends and factors associated with overweight and obesity among WRA (15-49 years) in Ethiopia between 2000-2016 and the factors associated with hypertension and prediabetes/diabetes among males and females (15-69 years) in Ethiopia.

The brief provides evidence of the trends in the consumption of sugar-sweetened Beverages and sugar-sweetened snacks in Ethiopia between 2010 and 2016.

This brief summarizes the finding of an assessment of the availability and accessibility of data for selected nutrition-specific and nutrition-sensitive indicators among national nutrition actors.

The lack of access to adequate water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services continues to contribute to the burden of disease in Ethiopia. This brief describes progress in the coverage of WASH services and the contribution of improvements in WASH to the change in diarrhea and stunting in children under five years.