Increasing mother’s education beyond compulsory 9 years decreases child malnutrition in conflict-ridden Nigeria

Head shot of Adel Daoud

Harvard Bell Fellow Adel Daoud, PhD, is an author on a study that has leveraged a machine-learning approach—Bayesian Additive Regression Trees (BART)—that confirms and refines earlier findings that maternal education decreases severe child undernutrition, even in an armed conflict environment.