Few of us are average (who has 1.87 children?), and none of us live exclusively in average years. This is rather trivial observation, but living outside the averages matters a lot for families dependent on agriculture. So what do we think happened in this time of drought to adult male body mass, adult female body mass, or growth of children? What happened to each of these after four consecutive years of drought? The impacts are strikingly surprising if we look at wealthy and less wealthy households.
This presentation is based on the AMA Innovation Lab projects for the United Nation Sustainable Development Goals. This conference features academic institutions playing a role in three thematic areas: access to clean energy and water, sustainable food production, and healthy lives and well-being.
This presentation took place at the University of California, Davis on January 23, 2017.