Opportunities and Challenges in Striving Towards Sustainable Food Systems

Food systems are increasingly recognized as central for growing concerns about how to nourish our global population while providing sufficient income and employment, and respecting the capabilities of our planet. As discussions in development move away from considering individual value chains in isolation and towards a more holistic food systems approach, engaging with partners and >> Read more

Nutrition-Sensitive Value Chains and Food Systems for Ethiopia: Where Are the Entry Points?

An overview of an address to the Public Seminar on “The potential of value chains for nutrition:  A knowledge exchange for better informed policies and practices” in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The ANH Academy Week is Back in Africa! Accra, Ghana, 25-29 June 2018

Registration will open soon for the third annual ANH Academy Week and, having attended the 2016 and 2017 conferences, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and Kathmandu, Nepal, respectively, I could not be more pleased to see 2018 bring this exceptional gathering back to Africa.

How Women’s Empowerment Shapes Children’s Schooling, Nutrition

Improvements in the status of women has often been shown to have positive impacts on their children, with increased investments in schooling, nutrition, and health. Yet in order to best target policies and investments, it is important to understand the nuances in a particular context, to better target where improvements may have maximum impact.