Don’t risk your health for nutrition!: Why gender matters for food safety

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

Safe Food, Fair Food Book Launch

Traditional markets sell more than 85% of the food consumed in sub-Saharan Africa, and these informal, open-air local markets often have safer milk and meat than supermarkets in much of Africa, according to a book just released by A4NH partner, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI).   The much anticipated book, Food safety and informal >> Read more

A4NH flagship leader receives 2014 Trevor Blackburn Award

The A4NH team is excited to congratulate our Flagship 3 leader, Delia Grace, on being awarded the 2014 British Veterinary Association’s (BVA) Trevor Blackburn Award in recognition of her multiple outstanding contributions to animal health, animal welfare, and food safety in Africa and Asia.   The Trevor Blackburn Award recognizes contributions to animal health and >> Read more

OneHealth approach gets attention in India

A4NH's work in the area of preventing agriculture-associated diseases (Flagship 3) was recently featured in Biospectrum magazine of India. The article highlights efforts to increase adoption of the OneHealth strategy for addressing the challenges of human, animal, and environmental health, as presented at the recent International Conference on Host-Pathogen Interactions in India by A4NH partner, International Livestock >> Read more