Events

A4NH 2nd Programme Management Committee and Center Focal Points Meeting

The Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) Program Management Committee and the Center Focal Points held their second meeting on October 1-2 at Bioversity International in Rome. Participants included representatives from nine of the 10 partner CGIAR centers and partners from Helen Keller International, the London International Development Center, and The World Vegetable Center.

A4NH Researchers Attend Major Gathering of Veterinary Medicine Experts

Twenty-five researchers affiliated with A4NH presented more than 30 papers at a major international veterinary epidemiologist conference. The thirteenth International Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics (ISVEE XIII), which took place in Maastricht, The Netherlands this week, brought together experts from diverse disciplines to address current challenges that fall where veterinary medicine and economics meet. >> Read more

A4NH-Affiliated Researcher Presents on Capacity Building at Wildlife Disease Event

A researcher affiliated with A4NH  delivered a keynote speech at a gathering of health and wildlife disease experts that took place in Lyon, France this week. Purvi Mehta, who heads ILRI’s Asia office, spoke at the capacity development workshop during the 61st  International Conference of the Wildlife Disease Association and 10th Biennial Conference of the >> Read more

Addressing the Threat of Non-Communicable Diseases

To address the increasing threat of non-communicable diseases (NCDs)—those diseases caused by poor nutrition, including obesity, heart disease, stroke, cancer and diabetes—the Leverhulme Centre for Integrative Research on Agriculture and Health (LCIRAH) convened a workshop in London this week. A4NH Director John McDermott was among the participants in the event, “The Role of Agricultural and >> Read more