Women, village chickens, and animal source food consumption in Timor-Leste

In this blog, Johanna Wong, a PhD candidate at the University of Sydney, shares research findings from Timor-Leste about the promotors and inhibitors of animal source food consumption in rural households. Johanna’s research investigates the links between village chickens, maternal and child diets, and nutritional status in Timor-Leste.   Linkages between agriculture and nutrition are >> Read more

From Production System to Food System – What Does it Take?

Earlier this week, the first Food for All Talk (#FFATalks) under the World Bank Group (WBG)-Netherlands Partnership took place. Juergen Voegele, Senior Director of the Agriculture Global Practice at the World Bank Group chaired the event. Panelists included A4NH Director, John McDermott, of IFPRI, and A4NH’s Flagship 1 Leader on Food Systems for Healthier Diets, Inge Brouwer, >> Read more

Healthy diets year round – a case study captured on film in Zambia

*Cross-posted with permission from the Bioversity International website. A 3-year research-for-development initiative in the Barotse floodplain, Zambia, supported by the CGIAR research programs on Aquatic Agricultural Systems (AAS) and Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH), brought scientists and community members together to improve food and nutrition security all year round. Activities included assessing seasonal food availability, >> Read more