Study finds that more nutritious pearl millet can meet full iron needs of children

Washington, D.C., August 12, 2013. A study just published in the, Journal of Nutrition shows that pearl millet bred to contain more iron can provide young children with their full daily iron needs. Pearl millet is an important staple food in semi-arid regions of India and Africa, where iron deficiency is widespread. Lack of iron impairs mental >> Read more

Contest Launched to Showcase, Reward Projects Bridging Food Security & Nutrition

SecureNutrition has launched a contest to showcase projects from around the world that have bridged gaps between agriculture, food security, and nutrition. The CGIAR program on agriculture for nutrition and health (A4NH) is a member of SecureNutrition. The Harvesting Nutrition contest aims to answer questions in the areas of agriculture, food security and nutrition linkages. Click here for >> Read more

CALL FOR PROPOSALS – Assessing the impacts of international agricultural research on nutrition and health in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia

This call for proposals by the CGIAR Standing Panel on Impact Assessment (SPIA)  is motivated by the need to broaden and deepen the evidence base regarding the potential for agriculture research and development to leverage health and nutrition benefits. The intention is to complement, not to duplicate, on-going work in the A4NH and other CGIAR >> Read more

Workshop on Approaches and Methods for Policy Process Research

The CGIAR Research Programs on Policies, Institutions and Markets (PIM) and  Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) are sponsoring a workshop on “Approaches and Methods for Policy Process Research” at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington, D.C. from  November 18-20, 2013. The objective of the workshop is to strengthen capacity within the CRPs >> Read more