A Nutrition Revolution for Africa: How Can African Agriculture Play a Greater Role?

Africa faces a triple burden of malnutrition: highly prevalent chronic malnutrition characterised by stunting; widespread micronutrient deficiencies; and rapidly increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity and related non-communicable diseases like high blood pressure and diabetes.

New Review Affirms Nutritional Impact of Iron-Biofortified Crops

A review of current evidence on the nutritional impact of iron-biofortified staple crops reinforces the findings and strength of the existing research. The review affirms that regular consumption of these high-iron varieties, including beans and pearl millet, reduces iron-deficiency in vulnerable population groups such as school children and non-pregnant young women.

Webinar Announced: Animal Source Foods for Nutrition Impact

Land O’Lakes International Development and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) have announced a webinar option for the upcoming "Animal Source Foods for Nutrition Impact: Evidence and Good Practices for Informed Project Design" workshop.

Now Open: Registration for ANH Academy Week 2017

Registration is now open for the 2nd Annual Agriculture, Nutrition and Health (ANH) Academy Week and the 5th Annual Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Nutrition Agriculture-Nutrition Scientific Symposium.