Sub-Saharan Africa is facing some of the highest mortality rates in the world as a result of disease and starvation, which is why on Nov. 15 Cornell hosted a conference on the African food system, health and nutrition, bringing together researchers and policy analysts to address the issues.

In this segment:

  1. Poverty Reduction as a Tool to Achieve improved Health and Freedom from Hunger in SSA

    Christopher Barrett

  2. The Impact of Poor Health and Nutrition on Labor Productivity, Poverty and Economic Growth in SSA

    David Sahn

  3. The Interaction between HIV/AIDS and the Food System in SSA

    Stuart Gillespie

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