Planning Ahead for A4NH’s Future: 5th PMC & CFP Meeting

Amid a snowy Washington, D.C. setting, around 30 familiar faces (and some new ones) gathered together at IFPRI’s headquarters to discuss progress and plans for the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH). They were here to participate in A4NH’s bi-annual Program Management Committee (PMC) and the Center Focal Point (CFP) meeting, >> Read more

A4NH Hosts Second Annual IAC Meeting

The CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) held its second annual Independent Advisory Committee (IAC) meeting on December 12, 2013 at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in Washington, DC.  Attendees included the six-person IAC, the A4NH theme leaders, the A4NH project management unit, and members of IFPRI’s Director General’s >> Read more

Viewing Ag-Nutrition Pathways Through a Gender Lens

From December 6-7, nearly 40 scientists representing 10 CGIAR Research Programs and their partners convened in Nairobi to discuss the role of gender in achieving nutritional impact for the poor through agriculture. Convened and led by the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) in response to demand from within the CGIAR, >> Read more

Making Policy Research Conducive to Policy Change: No Simple Recipe!

(Cross-posted on the PIM website.) How can research generate policy-relevant evidence? How can we increase the likelihood that evidence is used effectively by decision-makers? How can researchers ensure that research serves as a “catalyst” to boost the effectiveness of policies and programs? From November 18-20th, a group of more than 50 policy experts, researchers, and practitioners from >> Read more