Reflections from 2020 Conference on Strengthening Resilience

“[Food safety] is a crisis, but it’s a crisis with a solution.”   This is one of the many comments raised during A4NH’s moderated discussions at this year’s 2020 Policy Consultation & Conference, held in Addis Ababa from May 15-17th. At the conference, more than 700 global participants gathered together - ranging from researchers and >> Read more

Building Resilience Tops Agenda at Global Conference in Ethiopia

(cross-posted from IFPRI.org)   Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, May 13, 2014—Poor countries and vulnerable people are facing a barrage of shocks: economic shocks such as volatile food prices and financial crises; environmental shocks and natural disasters such as droughts, floods, and earthquakes; food safety, diseases, and health shocks; and social and political shocks such as conflicts >> Read more

Healthy People, Resilient Systems – at 2020

Current systems research which focuses on improving resilience does not account for the nutrition and health of people. Furthermore, many nutrition and health interventions do not integrate with other broader systems change.

Consultation on Growing Food Safety Crisis -at 2020

In rapidly evolving food systems in Africa and Asia there is a crisis in confidence over the safety of foods. To improve food safety in these systems, current practices and regulations, largely adopted from Europe and North America can be strengthened. However new approaches and innovations are also required that consider the provide incentives and >> Read more