New guide on using indicator for women’s dietary diversity

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), with funding from the European Union, and the USAID-funded Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance III Project (FANTA) recently published a guide for measuring women’s dietary diversity titled, “Minimum Dietary Diversity for Women: A Guide to Measurement,” which provides users of the indicator with detailed guidance >> Read more

A4NH co-hosts seminar on value chains for nutrition in India

This week, A4NH is joining together with IFPRI's Gender Task Force to host a seminar on Value Chains for Nutrition in Rural India: Investigating barriers to fruit and vegetable consumption among women of reproductive age. The seminar will feature guest speaker, Dr. Sarah Kehoe, Senior Research Fellow at the University of Southampton, UK. It will take place on Thursday, April 28, 2016 >> Read more

Healthy diets year round – a case study captured on film in Zambia

*Cross-posted with permission from the Bioversity International website. A 3-year research-for-development initiative in the Barotse floodplain, Zambia, supported by the CGIAR research programs on Aquatic Agricultural Systems (AAS) and Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH), brought scientists and community members together to improve food and nutrition security all year round. Activities included assessing seasonal food availability, >> Read more

Taking the pulse of pulses: An interview with Dr. P.K. Joshi

  (Blog written by Grace Lerner, IFPRI. Originally posted on IFPRI.org.) The United Nations General Assembly declared 2016 the International Year of the Pulses. To mark the year, we spoke with P.K. Joshi, IFPRI’s Director for South Asia, about pulses. Joshi has been supporting the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) >> Read more