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.

Contest Launched to Showcase, Reward Projects Bridging Food Security & Nutrition

SecureNutrition has launched a contest to showcase projects from around the world that have bridged gaps between agriculture, food security, and nutrition. The CGIAR program on agriculture for nutrition and health (A4NH) is a member of SecureNutrition. The Harvesting Nutrition contest aims to answer questions in the areas of agriculture, food security and nutrition linkages. Click here for >> Read more

‘Superfoods’ to combat hidden hunger

Eight biofortified foods are being developed to combat nutrient deficiencies that can cause blindness and anaemia Fabiola Ortiz for IPS, part of the Guardian development network theguardian.com, Thursday 18 July 2013 09.51 EDT

2012 Global Food Policy Report

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) released the 2012 Global Food Policy Report. The report reviews food policy developments and trends of major food policy developments, high-quality research, and perspectives of farmers from around the world. It also charts the path forward with a call to action on gender rights, employment in agriculture for >> Read more