Podcast: Developing a “Food Systems” Perspective, Part One

“Food systems” has become a very popular term in the fields of agriculture, nutrition, and health, but what does it mean to have a food systems perspective? How do food systems address the triple burden of malnutrition, and what can countries learn from one another to strengthen their own food systems?

Transform Nutrition Marks End of First Phase with International Conferences

With August 2017 marking the end of Transform Nutrition’s first phase, the consortium recently convened research symposia in Kenya and Nepal, to discuss results from and next steps for East Africa and South Asia, respectively.

Podcast: How $100 Million Could Help Solve ‘Hidden Hunger’

Given the ambitious goal of the MacArthur Foundation’s $100 million grant competition — to find and fund a feasible, long-lasting solution to a major global problem — Harvest Plus’s place among the eight semifinalists should come as no surprise.

CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture Announces Inspire Challenges

Data is much more than simply information: in expert hands, it is intelligence. The rapid growth in processing power and global connectivity means we can now quickly collect, share and analyze enormous amounts of data and turn it into recommendations that can be of use to farmers and policymakers.