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.
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.
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.
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
The CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health, or A4NH, led by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), helps realize the potential of agricultural development to deliver gender-equitable health and nutritional benefits to the poor. We were created to help ensure that agricultural practices, interventions, and policies will maximize health and nutrition benefits, while reducing health risks.