New Studies Highlight Potential of Zinc-Biofortified Wheat

More than 17 percent of people globally lack sufficient zinc in their diets. Deficiencies in this essential micronutrient contribute to an estimated 400,000 child deaths globally each year. Yet new studies from HarvestPlus and CIMMYT show biofortifying wheat with zinc has the potential to improve this critical situation.

Video: Food Safety Research in Vietnam: Partnership in Action

Hung Nguyen, Regional Representative for East and Southeast Asia and Senior Scientist, Ecohealth and Food Safety, with the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), conducts A4NH food safety research in Vietnam. In this video, he talks about the importance of partnership in this work. Read more about A4NH's work in food safety. Read more about A4NH's work in Vietnam.

Video: Rice, Malaria, and Africa’s Changing Landscapes

Jo Lines, Reader of Malaria Control and Vector Biology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and A4NH Managing Partner Representative, discusses rice, malaria, and how human activities are changing landscapes in Africa.

Food Systems for Healthier Diets Seeks PhD Student in Global Nutrition

A4NH's Food Systems for Healthier Diets Flagship Research Program seeks a PhD student to focus on a research project in Vietnam and Nigeria. The project aims to improve fruit and vegetable intakes of urban, low-income consumers (especially women and youth as being the most vulnerable) in order to address the double burden of malnutrition.