Improving child health through agriculture: orange sweet potatoes

A4NH welcomes guest-bloggers, Kelly M. Jones and Alan de Brauw from the Markets, Trade, and Institutions Division of IFPRI. Cross-posted from IFPRI blog series highlighting research in progress.   Despite a great deal of discussion about linkages between agriculture, nutrition, and health, both inside and outside the CGIAR, until now there is almost no rigorous evidence that interventions to increase >> Read more

Nutrition in East Africa: 3 country reports released

Through a collaboration between the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and IFPRI, A4NH is excited to release three new publications from the findings of a joint study, Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in East Africa (LANEA).

The role of the ‘missing middle’ in combatting hunger and malnutrition

Middle-income countries, including Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, and Mexico, are home to nearly half of the world’s hungry, despite their status as rising economic powerhouses. The latest Global Food Policy Report (GFPR) for 2014-2015, published by IFPRI, highlights the critical role of this group in any strategy that aims to effectively combat hunger and malnutrition >> Read more

20 years of gender research

It has been 20 years since nearly 200 governments agreed on a roadmap towards gender equality through the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. On March 8th, individuals and organizations joined together to recognize International Women’s Day, with its new theme of “Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity: Picture It!” In honor of the occasion, please enjoy this >> Read more