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February 28, 2019Knowledge Portal
Income variability, evolving diets and demand for processed foods in Nigeria

This report presents evidence on evolving dietary patterns in Nigeria. Research revealed a complex and nuanced picture of consumer demand for processed foods. Consumption of highly processed foods at home has been decreasing over time in Nigeria. Furthermore, though consumption of food eaten away from home has increased, much about that food is unknown. »

June 4, 2018Knowledge Portal
Income elasticities for food, calories, and nutrient across Africa: A meta-analysis

This paper aims to provide better understanding of the relationship between income growth and the demand for different types of food, nutrients and calories in Africa by conducting a meta-analysis of income elasticity estimates. Almost all income elasticities reported are positive. »