Boosting Nutrition and Women’s Empowerment Through Home Gardening

Malnutrition is the number one risk factor in the global burden of disease, and affects one in three people worldwide. Today, 159 million children are short for their age, 50 million are underweight and 264 million women of reproductive age are anaemic because they lack iron.

Workshop Identifies Challenges, Strategies for Improving Food Safety

The workshop “Better Targeting Food Safety Investments in Low and Middle Income Countries,” hosted by the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), brought together policymakers, researchers, donors, and others to delve into the challenges impeding poor people’s access to safe foods >> Read more

Report from One Health Conference now available

Last month, over 300 delegates from 40 countries gathered in Madrid, Spain for the Global One Health Conference, focused on strengthening collaboration between physicians, veterinarians, and all relevant stakeholders to improve different aspects of the health and welfare of humans, animals, and the environment.

Putting agricultural biodiversity back on the nutrition agenda

Cross-posted from the Bioversity International website. Around 350 participants gathered in Stuttgart, Germany, last week for the 2nd International Congress Hidden Hunger organized by the University of Hohenheim.