New results indicate biofortified crop reverses iron deficiency in children

In a press release shared this week, HarvestPlus announced results of a new efficacy study of iron pearl millet in India. The results found that pearl millet bred to be richer in iron was able to reverse iron deficiency in school-aged Indian children in six months. In just four months, iron levels improved significantly.

Evidence and momentum on maternal and child nutrition

In June 2013, the influential Lancet Journal published a new Series on Maternal and Child Nutrition. A4NH researchers from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) took the lead on two of the four papers in the series, which included a literature review of current knowledge and research needs on the impact of nutrition-sensitive programs in the agriculture, social >> Read more

New video: ag-nutrition pathways

New video on agriculture-nutrition pathways added to the A4NH Vimeo channel!   Exploring Agriculture-Nutrition Pathways from A4NH on Vimeo.   In this video, Jody Harris, a nutritionist with IFPRI, gives an overview of some conceptual work undertaken with Anna Herforth that is particularly relevant to A4NH, building on research by colleagues at IFPRI and elsewhere. The >> Read more