An article in The Economist published on August 23, 2014, on school dropouts in rural China cites REAP research on the matter.
"In the past three decades China has made impressive gains in sending rural children to school. This has helped fuel its rise as a low-end manufacturing power. But the easy gains have been achieved. If the country is to create the 'knowledge economy' it says it wants, the government will have to change the way rural teenagers are...
REAP's efforts on childhood anemia were featured in an article in Scope, an award-winning medical blog produced by writers at Stanford University School of Medicine.
"How can health and nutrition education needs in rural China be addressed? Start by examining infant-feeding practices.
FSI's Rural Education Action Program finds that half of rural babies in China are anemic, and many have cognitive and motor skill delays. A nutritional intervention program cut anemia rates substantially.