Global Nutrition Report 2015 now available

With one in three people malnourished worldwide, nutrition is a powerful driver of sustainable development—it has the power to either propel the agenda forward or hold it back. Malnutrition takes many forms: children whose growth is stunted, people who don’t get enough vitamins and minerals for a healthy life, or adults who are overweight and obese. It is >> Read more

Open call: Nominations for nutrition success stories

Today, IFPRI announced an open call to nominate nutrition success stories for a new initiative on “Nourishing Millions: Stories of Change in Nutrition.” Political commitment to address undernutrition has grown significantly, and translating these commitments into action has become a leading priority. Lessons on how to improve nutrition in real world contexts are much needed. The Nourishing >> Read more

Abstracts for 2015 Integrated Nutrition Conference

    DEADLINE:  Please submit your abstract by July 3rd (11:59 PM EST).   Conference Details Conference theme: 1,000 Days of Life: New Approaches for Integrated Strategies to Improve Children’s Lives Join Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and members of the NGO, research, and donor community for a two day conference focusing on integrated solutions relevant >> Read more

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