September 18, 2019
A4NH Director John McDermott reflects on lessons learned, and offers insights into future work, following release of program impact evaluation.
September 12, 2019
Little is known about what happens after a development project ends. We returned to communities that participated in a project to increase vitamin A intake, three years after it concluded.
September 5, 2019
Programs for improving diets often focus on demand, providing incentives to groups of consumers. However, connecting with the consumer through adjustments in the food environment may be more effective for supporting healthier food choices.
August 28, 2019
A new framework will guide practitioners to use a broad portfolio of crop species to bring nutrition back to the table.
July 11, 2019
In presentations, posters, learning labs, and side events, ANH Academy Week explored many aspects of equity in agriculture, nutrition, and health research.
September 6, 2019
ANH Academy Launches Technical Brief on Economic Evaluations of Multi-Sectoral Actions for Nutrition and Health
The brief comes from the Technical Working Group on Economic Evaluations of Agriculture, Food, and Livelihood Strategies for Health and Nutrition.
August 9, 2019
CIAT, an A4NH Managing Partner, will host a workshop showcasing the R4D continuum of developing, testing, validating and upscaling the NSVC conceptual framework.
August 2, 2019
The video, created by researchers at the Zoonotic and Emerging Diseases Group with support from A4NH, details the complexities of AMR and offers concrete suggestions to help combat this global health risk.
July 31, 2019
Evidence brief details progress towards nutrition goals, offers recommendations for further action
July 29, 2019
Researchers from IFPRI, in new work supported by A4NH, explore the relative prices of healthy and unhealthy foods and dietary problems faced by countries worldwide.
July 26, 2019
“Hidden hunger,” or micronutrient deficiency, affects a large section of the Indian population, as it does in many developing countries. Biofortified staples can help improve diets.
Food Systems for Healthier Diets
July 24, 2019
Food Systems for Healthier Diets Explores Work with CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees, and Agroforestry
Areas for collaboration were identified in this session which followed on A4NH's Food Systems Partner Consultations earlier in 2019
July 23, 2019
Turning a commitment to scale up nutrition into reality will require high-quality, actionable data – in the right places at the right times.
July 10, 2019
Efforts are progressing to develop Food-Based Dietary Guidelines in Ethiopia.
July 10, 2019
Food safety researchers from Cambodia and Vietnam learned how systems thinking can be used on issues like food-borne illnesses and antimicrobial resistance.
June 5, 2019
Why do some areas seem to be anthrax hotspots? A4NH researchers from the International Livestock Research Institute recently spoke with The Conversation Africa about this issue.
June 4, 2019
Stakeholder consultation, network mapping events for the Nigeria "Stories of Change in Nutrition" study held to better understand challenges to accelerating change in nutrition in that country.
WHAT WE DO
With an innovative perspective that focuses on consumption and demand, the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) seeks to realized the enormous potential of agricultural development to make significant contributions to improving the nutrition and health of people worldwide.
As CGIAR’s only research program on nutrition and health, A4NH focuses on the system-level outcome of improving food and nutrition security for health. The program is led by the International Food Policy Research Institute and managed by a group of four other CGIAR Research Centers and two academic institutions.
A4NH works across five flagship research programs, addressing some of the most challenging nutrition and health concerns we face today.
WHERE WE WORK
A4NH research concentrates on five focus countries, with work extending to more than two dozen others. Our research informs policymakers and stakeholders in these countries and provides lessons adaptable to other places and contexts.