Women, village chickens, and animal source food consumption in Timor-Leste

In this blog, Johanna Wong, a PhD candidate at the University of Sydney, shares research findings from Timor-Leste about the promotors and inhibitors of animal source food consumption in rural households. Johanna’s research investigates the links between village chickens, maternal and child diets, and nutritional status in Timor-Leste.   Linkages between agriculture and nutrition are >> Read more

Webinar: Addressing Food Safety in Animal Source Foods for Improved Nutrition

Join the third event in the Livestock & Household Nutrition Learning Series, convened by Land O’Lakes International Development and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), funded through the USAID TOPS Small Grants Program. The webinar, "Addressing Food Safety in Animal Source Foods for Improved Nutrition," will be held online Wednesday, January 25 from 9:30-11:00am EST.

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

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