Open call: impact evaluations of CGIAR research

The CGIAR Standing Panel on Impact Assessment (SPIA) announced a two-stage call for proposals on experimental impact evaluations of CGIAR research. SPIA invites researchers from academic institutions and from CGIAR Centers or CGIAR Research Programs to submit proposals for impact evaluation projects that are based on an experimental design (randomized design or natural experiments). While the >> Read more

CGIAR Commits to Mainstreaming Breeding for Mineral & Vitamin Traits

(Cross-posted from, written by Frank Rijsberman.) When HarvestPlus started ten years ago as a joint program of CIAT and IFPRI, with the goal of tackling hidden hunger caused by a lack of vital minerals and vitamins in the diet through biofortification, they faced some big challenges:   Would it be possible to develop staple food crops with high enough mineral or >> Read more

New look for A4NH website!

As you may have noticed, the A4NH website now has a fresh new look! The new and improved layout shares the most critical information up front and is designed to be easier to navigate. You might also notice a few new features:   More stories about our research and results Opportunities to read about features, >> Read more

Cash prize for research on sustainable food and diets

The call for applications is now open for the 2nd Premio Daniel Carasso, which aims to reward an international renowned research scientist who, through cross-disciplinary researches, has innovative and realistic approaches in order to develop “sustainable food and diets for long-term human health. The Premio is open to scientists working in fundamental or applied research in >> Read more