Building Capacity to Undertake Food Systems Research in Ethiopia

Using a food systems lens to characterize linkages between food policy, food production, consumer choices, behaviors, and, ultimately, diets and nutrition outcomes is a new approach. A4NH's Food Systems for Healthier Diets (FSHD) flagship has initiated a series of activities in Ethiopia to better understand the interactive components of Ethiopia's food system.

Transform Nutrition-West Africa Launches With Consultation in Dakar

Transform Nutrition-West Africa is a new regional platform, which aims to enable effective policy and programmatic action on nutrition in West Africa.  The three-year program is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and led by the International Food Policy and Research Institute (IFPRI).

Adding Value: Supporting Pastoralist Women’s Traditional Dairy Processing in Ethiopia

It is 10 am on a Friday in Dubuluk, a small town in Borana region 630 km from Addis Ababa. As they do every Friday, a group of women congregate on the side of the big livestock market, sitting with their gorfa, pear-shaped traditional milk containers made of weaved plant fibers, and selling “ititu,” traditional >> Read more

Aflasafe Pilot Shows Potential for Public-Private Partnerships in Fighting Aflatoxins

Aflatoxins, produced by molds that widely contaminate foods and feeds, are one of many “silent” threats in Africa and around the world, affecting health, income, and livelihoods of approximately 4.5 billion people in developing countries.