Some of the foods that would most enhance nutrition in diets in the developing world are also the riskiest in terms of food safety. Numerous health risks exist along the value chain for livestock and fish products, from production to consumption. In this post, Sophie Theis (Research Analyst, Poverty, Health, Nutrition Division, International Food Policy >> Read more
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.
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
The convergence of agriculture, wealth, and health was the topic of discussion at a workshop that brought together food industry representatives, scientists, agriculture and healthcare experts, and policymakers. Hosted by the McGill World Platform for Health and Economic Convergence and INCLEN International Trust, the goal of the event, which took place in New Delhi, India, >> Read more