Taking the pulse of pulses: An interview with Dr. P.K. Joshi

  (Blog written by Grace Lerner, IFPRI. Originally posted on IFPRI.org.) The United Nations General Assembly declared 2016 the International Year of the Pulses. To mark the year, we spoke with P.K. Joshi, IFPRI’s Director for South Asia, about pulses. Joshi has been supporting the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) >> Read more

Scaling up nutrition actions, IFAD

In partnership with A4NH, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) developed a note outlining ways to scale up results in nutrition-sensitive agriculture and rural development. The note offers guidance to help implementers maximize agriculture and rural development interventions to eliminate malnutrition. Some key recommendations from the research include developing a scaling-up strategy at the project design stage, engaging >> Read more