Global Experts Launch Lancet Countdown in Response to Climate Change Health Crisis

Today marks the launch of Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change, a new international, multi-disciplinary research collaboration between academic institutions and practitioners across the world. It is being established to track the different aspects of the relationship between health and climate change.

Evidence and momentum on maternal and child nutrition

In June 2013, the influential Lancet Journal published a new Series on Maternal and Child Nutrition. A4NH researchers from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) took the lead on two of the four papers in the series, which included a literature review of current knowledge and research needs on the impact of nutrition-sensitive programs in the agriculture, social >> Read more

Canada funds the fight against malnutrition with $20 million grant

Research program to find ways agriculture can boost nutrition and improve lives John McDermott is the Director of the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health. Global and local leaders, including those of the G8 countries meeting  in Northern Ireland June 17-18, are waking up to the human and economic toll undernutrition is >> Read more