Discussing agency, access, and accelerometers in Accra

Over 300 researchers gathered in Accra, Ghana, from June 25-29 for the 2018 Agriculture, Nutrition, and Health (ANH) Academy Week. The week began with a lively learning lab – led by Erin Lentz, Jessica Heckert, Elena Martinez, and Sita Zougouri – on integrating gender into agriculture, nutrition, and health research, in which participants shared their >> Read more

South-South Collaboration in Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance in Asia

Agriculture and health experts from five southern Asian countries have pledged to work together to address antimicrobial resistance (AMR) to advance agricultural development and human health in the region.

How can you tell if your survey questions work? Using cognitive testing to improve measurement of women’s empowerment in nutrition and health

In the second phase of the Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project (GAAP2), researchers are developing the project-level Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (pro-WEAI) to measure women’s empowerment in agricultural development projects. The pro-WEAI includes an optional module to measure women’s empowerment in health and nutrition decisions. In this blog, Anika Hannan, a soon-to-be MPH graduate >> Read more

The ANH Academy Week is Back in Africa! Accra, Ghana, 25-29 June 2018

Registration will open soon for the third annual ANH Academy Week and, having attended the 2016 and 2017 conferences, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and Kathmandu, Nepal, respectively, I could not be more pleased to see 2018 bring this exceptional gathering back to Africa.