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New frontiers for 21st century food systems

As nutrition gains more prominence in the global development agenda, research has evolved to explore ways for agriculture and other sectors to become more nutrition-sensitive. One way this is happening is through a shift in focus from agricultural production, to one explores a broader food systems perspective, emphasizing consumption and demand as well.

Aligned to improve nutrition and health: Announcing A4NH’s 2015 Annual Report

2015: New evidence, lessons learned, and insights from two external evaluations. A time to reflect and also to look forward to expanded research, new collaboration, and global alignment toward mutual nutrition and health goals.  

Upcoming webinar on nutrition diversity and resilience

Save the date, June 29, 2016 from 10– 11:00 AM (EDT, USA) for a webinar, Diversity in Nutrition and Enhanced Resilience Fair (DiNER), hosted by Margaret Mwenya, Emily Burrows and Louise Sperling of Catholic Relief Services.

Transforming gender-relations in agriculture through women’s empowerment

This month on A4NH’s Gender-Nutrition Idea Exchange, we welcome commentary from our research partners at Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA) on the benefits, challenges, and trade-offs for improving nutrition outcomes through women’s empowerment in agriculture. The LANSA consortium, of which A4NH is a member, is a multi-partner research effort led by M S >> Read more

Partner CGIAR Centers

International Crop Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics International Institute of Tropical Agriculture World Fish International Food Policy Research Institute Bioversity International International Rice Research Institute International Livestock Research Institute International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas International Potato Center International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center International Center for Tropical Agriculture World Agroforestry Centre