A4NH Gender Strategy Submitted to the CGIAR Consortium

A4NH recognizes that attention to gender issues is central to accelerating better nutrition and health outcomes through agriculture. In keeping with this goal, the A4NH Program recently submitted its gender strategy to the Consortium for approval. The gender strategy outlines specific gender research questions for each of the program’s impact pathways and describes how gender >> Read more

A4NH at Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD2)

The CGIAR Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health collaborated in two pre-GCARD workshops on agriculture for nutritional outcomes and on gender and nutrition on October 28 in collaboration with the Global Donor Platform on Gender and Nutrition and the World Bank. This event brought together different partners from different regions.  The first workshop was >> Read more

A4NH Researchers Attend Major Gathering of Veterinary Medicine Experts

Twenty-five researchers affiliated with A4NH presented more than 30 papers at a major international veterinary epidemiologist conference. The thirteenth International Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics (ISVEE XIII), which took place in Maastricht, The Netherlands this week, brought together experts from diverse disciplines to address current challenges that fall where veterinary medicine and economics meet. >> Read more

Orange Sweet Potato provide vitamin A in Africa

Conventionally-bred varieties of orange sweet potato (OSP) that provide high amounts of vitamin A are being used to combat vitamin A deficiency in regions of Africa where sweet potato is a staple food. From 2007-09, pilot programs successfully disseminated OSP to more than 24,000 households in Uganda and Mozambique, and assessed the impact.