Margarita de Vries Mecheva is a PhD researcher within Development Economics group of ISS Erasmus University. Her PhD project is in the filed of economics of nutrition transition and examines the influence of economic, enviromental and behavioral factors on chilhood overweight and obesity in Indonesia. The research is based on insights from a variety of disciplines ranging from psychology, human nutrition and economics. The PhD project aims to inform policy and to contribute to the development of future interventions to decrease the prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity in the Global South.
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):