Policy briefs highlight solutions to improve food safety

(Washington, DC)- Aflatoxins—naturally occurring fungal toxins that contaminate grains and other crops— pose one of the world’s most significant food safety risks, particularly in developing countries. On November 5, IFPRI will launch a series of 19 policy briefs on managing aflatoxins as part of IFPRI’s 2020 Vision Initiative and under the auspices of the IFPRI-led CGIAR Research Program >> Read more

4th Program Management Committee & Center Focal Point Meeting Held in Kenya

(Naivasha, Kenya) From October 7-9th, the Program Management Committee (PMC) and Center Focal Points (CFPs) for the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) met in Naivasha, Kenya for their fourth biannual meeting. Together, the PMC and CFPs help drive the program by overseeing planning, management, and evaluation activities. These meetings provide >> Read more

2012 Report Launch: On the Path to Better Nutrition and Health

Today we are proud to release our inaugural A4NH annual report, coinciding with the start of our 4th Center Focal Point & Planning and Management Committee Meeting held in Kenya.  Farmers are growing more food than ever. Yet, insufficient diets and micronutrient deficiencies remain among the most pressing nutritional problems worldwide, especially among commonly neglected groups >> Read more

Contest Launched to Showcase, Reward Projects Bridging Food Security & Nutrition

SecureNutrition has launched a contest to showcase projects from around the world that have bridged gaps between agriculture, food security, and nutrition. The CGIAR program on agriculture for nutrition and health (A4NH) is a member of SecureNutrition. The Harvesting Nutrition contest aims to answer questions in the areas of agriculture, food security and nutrition linkages. Click here for >> Read more