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Income and food Engel curves in Rwanda: A household microdata analysis
University of Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda.
Södertörn University, School of Social Sciences, Economics. Stockholm School of Economics.ORCID iD: 0000-0003-0573-5287
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences.
University of Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda.
2020 (English)In: Agricultural and Food Economics, ISSN 2193-7532, Vol. 8, no 1, article id 11Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Food insecurity and malnutrition are still major challenges for large proportions of households in Sab-Saharan Africa. The empirical literature on food demand, however, suggest mixed evidence on the roles of income and other socio-economic attributes on food demand. This study analyses the food demand amongst households in Rwanda, based on nationally representative household expenditure and demographic (EICV4, 2013/14) survey data. The results show that poor households consume food containing higher carbohydrates and starches. Further, the study finds that majority of rural households spend sparingly on micronutrients from animal products, suggesting that effective targeted food policy interventions for poor and rural households may play important role in reducing incidence of malnutrition through improving food diets.… Read more

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Springer, 2020. Vol. 8, no 1, article id 11
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URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-39069DOI: 10.1186/s40100-020-00154-4Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-85083279428OAI: oai:DiVA.org:sh-39069DiVA, id: diva2:1355474
Available from: 2019-09-29 Created: 2019-09-29 Last updated: 2020-04-27Bibliographically approved

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