Join livestock and household nutrition learning webinar

Land O’Lakes International Development and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) are co-hosting a one-day learning event in Washington D.C. on October 17, Livestock Markets, Animal Source Foods and Human Nutrition: Considering Program Tensions, Maximizing Impact and Avoiding Harm. Due to popular demand, the sold-out seminar will also be offered as a webinar for virtual participation. The seminar >> Read more

Special issue: Aflatoxins in eastern Africa

A newly released special issue of the African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition, and Development (AFJAND) focuses entirely on addressing the growing aflatoxin problem in eastern Africa. The special issue, Volume 16 No.3, was compiled by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) with contributions from several A4NH researchers, and contains 12 peer-reviewed articles on a range of topics related >> Read more

Food systems planning workshop: summary report

In preparation for its Phase II proposal submission, A4NH hosted a planning workshop in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from February 2-3, 2016, to develop a research program on food systems for healthier diets. Led by the Ethiopia Country Team, the consultation was held at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) campus in Ethiopia, and engaged a range of Ethiopian research partners and government >> Read more

Evidence on food safety made more accessible

Despite being preventable, foodborne disease is becoming more common- especially in developing countries- and unfortunately, this trend is likely to continue. A growing body of evidence indicates that ingesting contaminated food or drink not only causes gastrointestinal symptoms, but can also lead to chronic, life-threatening symptoms including neurological, gynecological, or immunological disorders, as well as >> Read more