This post originally appeared on IFPRI.org .
By: Alan de Brauw, Kalle Hirvonen, and Bashaw Tadesse Abate
By Kalle Hirvonen, Gashaw Tadesse Abate, and Alan de Brauw
This post originally appeared on IFPRI's Ethiopia Support Strategy Program (ESSP) blog .
The share of households consuming dairy products in Addis Ababa has dropped by 11 percentage points since the COVID-19 crisis, seemingly linked to perceived risks of consuming dairy products. All income groups declined their consumption, except for the richest quintile where the share of consuming households changed little.
The production of safe, nutritious food to feed Africa’s growing and urbanizing population in an economically and environmentally sustainable way will require reliable, affordable clean energy sources. How can Africa ensure both availability of and access to such energy, particularly in rural areas?