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.

ANH Academy Week 2017

Updated July 6: The program 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 is now available.