Healthy diets year round – a case study captured on film in Zambia

*Cross-posted with permission from the Bioversity International website. A 3-year research-for-development initiative in the Barotse floodplain, Zambia, supported by the CGIAR research programs on Aquatic Agricultural Systems (AAS) and Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH), brought scientists and community members together to improve food and nutrition security all year round. Activities included assessing seasonal food availability, >> Read more

Realizing the potential of a homestead food production program

Improved nutrition and empowerment in Burkina Faso Researchers from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) completed a first-of-its-kind rigorous evaluation of an integrated agriculture and nutrition program in Burkina Faso, a country where child undernutrition is common and the prevalence of anemia among children under five is 92 percent, the highest in the world.

‘Down to earth’ for 2015 World Soil Day

All living organisms on this planet depend on soil for their survival, according to Shahidur Rashid, a senior research fellow at the International Food Policy Institute. In honor of World Soil Day on December 4th, Dr. Rashid got 'down to earth' in a new IFPRI video, where he explains why the world should take care of its soil. The >> Read more

GNR raising nutrition awareness among new audiences

A new video summarizing key messages from the Global Nutrition Report 2015 is now available. The video, was produced by Mary Kate Costello from The Hunger Project, has footage donated by The Hunger Project, and features a soundtrack by well-known electronic duo ODESZA.   Originally shared on the Global Nutrition Report 2015 website.