Workshop on Pathway for Improved Health Through Food

The convergence of agriculture, wealth, and health was the topic of discussion at a workshop that brought together food industry representatives, scientists, agriculture and healthcare experts, and policymakers. Hosted by the McGill World Platform for Health and Economic Convergence and INCLEN International Trust, the goal of the event, which took place in New Delhi, India, was, according to the brochure, to: “Collaborate on a roadmap for sweeping, innovative changes in how food is grown, processed, distributed, marketed, sold and consumed, so that improved, population-wide health can go hand-in-hand with a thriving food industry.” Two A4NH-affiliated case studies were included in the workshop: Kedar Rai of ICRISAT and Binu Cherian, Head of Delivery for HarvestPlus India,  presented on Fe millet and Dr. CLL Gowda of ICRISAT presented on pulse production.