A4NH recognizes that attention to gender issues is central to accelerating better nutrition and health outcomes through agriculture. In keeping with this goal, the A4NH Program recently submitted its gender strategy to the Consortium for approval. The gender strategy outlines specific gender research questions for each of the program’s impact pathways and describes how gender >> Read more
The Agriculture for Nutrition and Health Program had its first Independent Advisory Committee meeting, on November 7, 2012 in Washington DC at IFPRI HQ. The objectives of the meeting were; to ensure all advisors have an understanding of the A4NH program and its contribution to the mission of the CGIAR; to obtain specific advice and >> Read more
The CGIAR Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health collaborated in two pre-GCARD workshops on agriculture for nutritional outcomes and on gender and nutrition on October 28 in collaboration with the Global Donor Platform on Gender and Nutrition and the World Bank. This event brought together different partners from different regions. The first workshop was >> Read more
How to stop zoonoses spreading – don't keep chickens under the bed The Guardian New research from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) found that zoonoses and diseases recently emerged from animals (swine flu, bird flu, Sars) make up a quarter of infectious diseases in developing countries, compared with just 0.7% in rich countries.