Spotlight: A4NH Program Director John McDermott

As A4NH moves into its second phase, Program Director John McDermott offers some insight into the program’s history and evolution, as well as its plans for the future.

ANH Academy Launches Technical Brief on Food Environments

Food environments include the range of food sources and products that surround people as they go about their daily lives. Current research around food environments focuses on high income countries and shows significant methodological and conceptual gaps. The ANH Academy’s technical brief systematises current knowledge and puts forward a new framework to be applied in >> Read more

Join forum on ‘UN Decade of Action on Nutrition’

Cross-posted from FAO website. With the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the world has committed to eradicate hunger and eliminate all forms of malnutrition by 2030. The UN Decade of Action on Nutrition (2016-2025) proclaimed by the UN General Assembly on 1 April 2016 calls for accelerated global action to achieve this >> Read more

Does sex preference affect children’s nutrition and health? Findings from Indonesia.

This month on the A4NH Gender-Nutrition Idea Exchange, Giordano Palloni, Associate Research Fellow in the Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division at IFPRI, talks about the findings of his research in which a large household panel dataset from Indonesia is used to show that a mother’s preference for the sex of her next born child plays >> Read more