Viewing Ag-Nutrition Pathways Through a Gender Lens

From December 6-7, nearly 40 scientists representing 10 CGIAR Research Programs and their partners convened in Nairobi to discuss the role of gender in achieving nutritional impact for the poor through agriculture. Convened and led by the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) in response to demand from within the CGIAR, >> Read more

Policy briefs highlight solutions to improve food safety

(Washington, DC)- Aflatoxins—naturally occurring fungal toxins that contaminate grains and other crops— pose one of the world’s most significant food safety risks, particularly in developing countries. On November 5, IFPRI will launch a series of 19 policy briefs on managing aflatoxins as part of IFPRI’s 2020 Vision Initiative and under the auspices of the IFPRI-led CGIAR Research Program >> Read more

2013 Global Hunger Index Report Launched

(Washington, DC)- Last week, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) joined with partners Concern Worldwide and Welthungerhilfe in launching the 2013 Global Hunger Index (GHI) report—the eighth in an annual series. The report presents a multidimensional measure of national, regional, and global hunger. It shows that the world has made some progress in reducing hunger since 1990, >> Read more

2012 Report Launch: On the Path to Better Nutrition and Health

Today we are proud to release our inaugural A4NH annual report, coinciding with the start of our 4th Center Focal Point & Planning and Management Committee Meeting held in Kenya.  Farmers are growing more food than ever. Yet, insufficient diets and micronutrient deficiencies remain among the most pressing nutritional problems worldwide, especially among commonly neglected groups >> Read more