Ethiopia Background and Policy Issues


Largely driven by agroecological differences and cultural practices, Ethiopia is characterized by region-specific dietary composition and diversity. As a result, there is substantial variability in micronutrient deficiencies among target beneficiary groups across Ethiopia’s 11 administrative units (9 regions and 2 major metropolitan areas, Addis Ababa and Dire Dawa). Regional differences in infrastructure, human capital, etc., also lead to variability in micronutrient delivery program costs.

Key Micronutrient Policy Issues

For MINIMOD modeling activities in Ethiopia, key micronutrient policy issues for each of Ethiopia’s 12 regions are:

For children aged 6-59 months:

For women of reproductive age (15-49 years):

Additional Information

More information on MINIMOD activities in Ethiopia will be available soon!