Policy briefs highlight solutions to improve food safety

(Washington, DC)- Aflatoxins—naturally occurring fungal toxins that contaminate grains and other crops— pose one of the world’s most significant food safety risks, particularly in developing countries. On November 5, IFPRI will launch a series of 19 policy briefs on managing aflatoxins as part of IFPRI’s 2020 Vision Initiative and under the auspices of the IFPRI-led CGIAR Research Program >> Read more

4th Program Management Committee & Center Focal Point Meeting Held in Kenya

(Naivasha, Kenya) From October 7-9th, the Program Management Committee (PMC) and Center Focal Points (CFPs) for the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) met in Naivasha, Kenya for their fourth biannual meeting. Together, the PMC and CFPs help drive the program by overseeing planning, management, and evaluation activities. These meetings provide >> Read more

Workshop on Approaches and Methods for Policy Process Research

The CGIAR Research Programs on Policies, Institutions and Markets (PIM) and  Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) are sponsoring a workshop on “Approaches and Methods for Policy Process Research” at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington, D.C. from  November 18-20, 2013. The objective of the workshop is to strengthen capacity within the CRPs >> Read more

Putting nutrition and health firmly on the agricultural agenda

On Friday, June 21st, members of the A4NH team presented in Montpellier to the CGIAR Consortium, donors and partners.  A4NH Director, John McDermott shared the impact pathways, indicators and theory of change that form the basis and structure for this CGIAR research program.  He explained the draft  framework for how the program will develop over >> Read more