Putting nutrition and health firmly on the agricultural agenda

On Friday, June 21st, members of the A4NH team presented in Montpellier to the CGIAR Consortium, donors and partners.  A4NH Director, John McDermott shared the impact pathways, indicators and theory of change that form the basis and structure for this CGIAR research program.  He explained the draft  framework for how the program will develop over >> Read more

Workshop: Value Chains for Enhanced Nutrition

The Value Chains for Enhanced Nutrition theme within the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health hosted a workshop on June 6-7, at IFPRI headquarters in Washington, DC. Researchers from four different CGIAR centers, research institutes, and universities met to review research plans for new activities in the A4NH research program to enhance >> Read more

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

How $75B can make the world a better place

A Challenge Paper written by John Hoddinott, Deputy Director in IFPRI's  Poverty Health and Nutrition Division, Mark Rosegrant, Director of IFPRI's Environment and Production Technology Division and Maximo Torero, Division Director of the Markets, Trade, and Institutions Division, was used by high-level panel of five top economists, including four Nobel laureates, to help answer the question: Where can we get the biggest bang >> Read more