New £7.2m research collaboration to eliminate malnutrition through agriculture

A new partnership has been awarded £7.2m from the Department of International Development (DFID) for a groundbreaking five-year research initiative, Innovative Metrics and Methods for Agriculture and Nutrition Actions (IMMANA).

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

CALL FOR PROPOSALS – Assessing the impacts of international agricultural research on nutrition and health in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia

This call for proposals by the CGIAR Standing Panel on Impact Assessment (SPIA)  is motivated by the need to broaden and deepen the evidence base regarding the potential for agriculture research and development to leverage health and nutrition benefits. The intention is to complement, not to duplicate, on-going work in the A4NH and other CGIAR >> 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