Statistics and Surveys Unit (SSU)

External Functions

In line with the Center’s strategic objectives and interests, the SSU provides a variety of research consultancy services to external clients. These constitute the external functions of the Unit, which are demand-driven and are used to give visibility to SSU and the Center.

Focus Areas

Current Project

Evaluating methods for reducing Aflatoxin and Testing the Effect of Aflatoxin Consumption on Child Growth (Aflatoxin Project)

Program: Statistics and Surveys Unit (SSU)

The main objective of this project is to conduct the baseline survey of a randomized controlled trial to determine the effectiveness of a package of post-harvest techniques for reducing the presence of Aflatoxin in maize and determine the effect of Aflatoxin consumption on health outcomes, specifically child stunting, in Meru and Tharaka-Nithi counties, Kenya.

The main objective of this project is to conduct the baseline survey of a randomized controlled trial to determine the effectiveness of a package of post-harvest techniques for reducing the presence of Aflatoxin in maize and determine the effect of Aflatoxin consumption on health outcomes, specifically child stunting, in Meru and Tharaka-Nithi counties, Kenya.

Partners

International Food Policy Research Institute

 

Project period

2012 – 2013

 

 

 

Project Funders

  • ifpri

    The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks sustainable solutions for ending hunger and poverty. Founded in 1975, IFPRI is a member of the CGIAR Consortium, a global research partnership for a food secure future. http://www.ifpri.org ...

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