Announcing the Gender-Nutrition Idea Exchange

A4NH is excited to launch an interactive blog-space on our website that will pick up conversations started at the CRP gender workshop in Nairobi last December.

A brief history of the Gender-Nutrition Idea Exchange

What’s the purpose of the Gender-Nutrition Idea Exchange? Hazel Malapit, Gender Research Coordinator for A4NH, gives us a brief history of why we’ve started this blog and how we envision it helping researchers working on gender and nutrition issues in agriculture.   “Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle >> Read more

Dietary Diversity 101

Why are dietary diversity indicators considered a good choice for measuring effects of agricultural development programs on nutrition? The Gender-Nutrition Idea Exchange invites Marie Ruel, Division Director, Poverty, Health, and Nutrition, at the International Food Policy Research Institute, to explain.   The observant reader will have noticed that we’re talking about dietary diversity (DD) indicators, >> Read more

Three things you need to know about sex-disaggregated data

Collecting sex-disaggregated data is one of the most common approaches that researchers use to integrate gender in their agriculture-nutrition-health research. However, researchers new to this method may be unsure about why it’s important and what it entails. We asked two gender researchers from the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM), Cheryl Doss, >> Read more