Canada funds the fight against malnutrition with $20 million grant

Research program to find ways agriculture can boost nutrition and improve lives John McDermott is the Director of the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health. Global and local leaders, including those of the G8 countries meeting  in Northern Ireland June 17-18, are waking up to the human and economic toll undernutrition is >> 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

Tackling malnutrition means quality as well as quantity

By CONSORTIUM, April 9, 2013 Fighting malnutrition is not just about giving hungry people more food. It is also about improving the quality of food that they eat. That was the message from Howarth Bouis, director of HarvestPlus, a CGIAR Challenge Program that promotes micronutrient-rich staple food crops through biofortification. In an interview during a recent visit to India, Bouis said >> Read more

A4NH-1000 Days Partnership Event

The CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) led by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), and the 1,000 Days Partnership co-hosted an event on March 21st, 2013. The aim of this event was to further the discussion on agriculture, nutrition and health and explore potential partnerships and collaborations. Agriculture has >> Read more