Markets in Vietnam: A Snapshot of Transforming Food Systems

As part of our recent meetings in Vietnam, the A4NH team had the opportunity to visit three different markets in Hanoi: a traditional wet market, a smaller neighborhood market, and a supermarket. What we saw and learned during those visits provided insights into what challenges arise as a food system transforms.

Gender roles in agriculture: Did anything change?

In March 2017, IFPRI’s Development Strategy and Governance Division (DSGD) published a discussion paper about changing gender roles in agriculture, based on an analysis of 20 years of data from Ghana. In this blog, Monica Schuster, a post-doctoral research fellow at the Institute of Development Policy of the University of Antwerp, Belgium, and Isabel Lambrecht, >> 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

CALL FOR PROPOSALS – Assessing the impacts of international agricultural research on nutrition and health in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia

This call for proposals by the CGIAR Standing Panel on Impact Assessment (SPIA)  is motivated by the need to broaden and deepen the evidence base regarding the potential for agriculture research and development to leverage health and nutrition benefits. The intention is to complement, not to duplicate, on-going work in the A4NH and other CGIAR >> Read more