From Production System to Food System – What Does it Take?

Earlier this week, the first Food for All Talk (#FFATalks) under the World Bank Group (WBG)-Netherlands Partnership took place. Juergen Voegele, Senior Director of the Agriculture Global Practice at the World Bank Group chaired the event. Panelists included A4NH Director, John McDermott, of IFPRI, and A4NH’s Flagship 1 Leader on Food Systems for Healthier Diets, Inge Brouwer, >> Read more

The Future for Food Systems

A4NH joined together with one of its newest partners, Wageningen University & Research Centre (Wageningen UR), based in the Netherlands, to co-host a thought-provoking discussion on 'The Future for Food Systems' for an audience of about 100 researchers and experts from the private sector, government, and civil society organizations.  The November 4th event was organized within the framework >> Read more

Special issue: Aflatoxins in eastern Africa

A newly released special issue of the African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition, and Development (AFJAND) focuses entirely on addressing the growing aflatoxin problem in eastern Africa. The special issue, Volume 16 No.3, was compiled by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) with contributions from several A4NH researchers, and contains 12 peer-reviewed articles on a range of topics related >> Read more

Improving breastfeeding practices for better nutrition and health

To mark World Breastfeeding Week 2016 (Aug. 1-7), IFPRI researchers, Phuong Nguyen, Sunny Kim, and Purnima Menon, share evidence from the A4NH-supported Alive & Thrive program in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Vietnam that shows how scaling up good breastfeeding practices can lead to improved nutrition and health. Cross-posted with permission from the IFPRI website. Research shows that >> Read more