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

CGIAR Celebrates World Food Day

On October 16, CGIAR—along with countless individuals and organizations worldwide—observed World Food Day, a day established by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 1945 to reflect on the state of world hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and agricultural food production. This year’s theme was healthy food systems for better health and nutrition.

A4NH Partner Video on Agriculture-Associated Diseases

The prevention and control of agriculture-associated diseases from FILM for SCIENCE in AGRICULTURE on Vimeo. The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), partner of the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH), recently created a 3-minute video introducing its work addressing one of the key themes of A4NH: the prevention and control of agriculture-associated >> Read more

3rd LCIRAH Annual Conference ‘Developing methods in agriculture and health research’

An A4NH partner, The Leverhulme Centre for Integrative Research on Agriculture and Health (LCIRAH) is holding  its 3rd Annual Conference on 13-14 June 2013 at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) Camden Campus in London. The conference will focus on methodological and integrative aspects of research in agriculture and health. It will feature the work of researchers in >> Read more