This innovation is designed to increase egg consumption of children with the aim of improving nutrition and cognitive development.
Stage 3: Proof of Concept
Livestock & Agriculture
Livestock & AgricultureSEE LESS
Burkina FasoSEE LESS
High malnutrition rates in part due to inadequate complementary feeding practices and poor diets as well as cultural beliefs and stigma surrounding egg consumption for young children.
Educational training to enhance productivity and promote feeding of one egg per day to young children
Smallholder producers, children under two
Most nutrition-related interventions do not include animal-source food which are nutrient-dense and therefore have high potential to improve nutrition and cognitive development in young children.