Scaling up nutrition actions, IFAD

In partnership with A4NH, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) developed a note outlining ways to scale up results in nutrition-sensitive agriculture and rural development. The note offers guidance to help implementers maximize agriculture and rural development interventions to eliminate malnutrition. Some key recommendations from the research include developing a scaling-up strategy at the project design stage, engaging >> Read more

‘Global Food for Thought’ guest blog

This week, A4NH Director, John McDermott and Flagship 3 leader, Delia Grace, were guest-bloggers on the Chicago Council's Global Food for Thought blog, offering their take on food safety solutions and lessons learned in light of recent food scares.

The role of the ‘missing middle’ in combatting hunger and malnutrition

Middle-income countries, including Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, and Mexico, are home to nearly half of the world’s hungry, despite their status as rising economic powerhouses. The latest Global Food Policy Report (GFPR) for 2014-2015, published by IFPRI, highlights the critical role of this group in any strategy that aims to effectively combat hunger and malnutrition >> Read more

Putting agricultural biodiversity back on the nutrition agenda

Cross-posted from the Bioversity International website. Around 350 participants gathered in Stuttgart, Germany, last week for the 2nd International Congress Hidden Hunger organized by the University of Hohenheim.