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

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

A4NH Partner Video on Agriculture-Associated Diseases

The prevention and control of agriculture-associated diseases from FILM for SCIENCE in AGRICULTURE on Vimeo. The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), partner of the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH), recently created a 3-minute video introducing its work addressing one of the key themes of A4NH: the prevention and control of agriculture-associated >> Read more

Coordination of CGIAR Mycotoxin Research Meeting

Participants from CGIAR research programs (CRPs) and partner research groups met for two days to share current activities and outputs related to mycotoxin research and to plan how these different activities might work together across the different CRPs and CGIAR research centers, in Nairobi, Kenya on September 3-4, 2012. Please click the link below for >> Read more