Beyond 1000 Days: New Study Shows that Growth Faltering in Children Continues after Two Years of Age

(Contributor: Marcia MacNeil, IFPRI)   The world has rallied around the importance of good nutrition during a child’s first 1000 days – from conception to two years of age—to set up a lifetime of good health. With momentum from global movements such as 1000 Days and Scaling up Nutrition, it has been well documented that a >> Read more

Evidence and momentum on maternal and child nutrition

In June 2013, the influential Lancet Journal published a new Series on Maternal and Child Nutrition. A4NH researchers from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) took the lead on two of the four papers in the series, which included a literature review of current knowledge and research needs on the impact of nutrition-sensitive programs in the agriculture, social >> Read more

M&E job opportunity with A4NH partner, CIP

The International Potato Center (CIP) is seeking a Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Specialist for a three-year project in West Africa entitled Jumpstarting Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) in West Africa through Diversified Markets. This position will be based in Osogbo, Nigeria.

New video: ag-nutrition pathways

New video on agriculture-nutrition pathways added to the A4NH Vimeo channel!   Exploring Agriculture-Nutrition Pathways from A4NH on Vimeo.   In this video, Jody Harris, a nutritionist with IFPRI, gives an overview of some conceptual work undertaken with Anna Herforth that is particularly relevant to A4NH, building on research by colleagues at IFPRI and elsewhere. The >> Read more