Integrated Approaches to Tackling Health Issues-Related to Agri-Food Systems

As food security becomes better assured, and food supply more complex, the negative impacts of food production become more salient. Agri-food systems support life but can also contribute to poor health outcomes of both producers and consumers and have negative impacts on the environment.

Food Systems for Healthier Diets Seeks PhD Student in Global Nutrition

A4NH's Food Systems for Healthier Diets Flagship Research Program seeks a PhD student to focus on a research project in Vietnam and Nigeria. The project aims to improve fruit and vegetable intakes of urban, low-income consumers (especially women and youth as being the most vulnerable) in order to address the double burden of malnutrition.

Aflasafe GH02 launched in Ghana

On June 29, 2018, A4NH researchers with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) were joined by government officials, members of the private sector, and others to formally launch Aflasafe GH02TM, a Ghana-specific version of the all-natural product developed by IITA to fight aflatoxins in crops throughout Africa.

Consuming Iron-Biofortified Pearl Millet Improves Indian Adolescents’ Cognitive Outcomes

A study recently published in the Journal of Nutrition provides evidence biofortified high-iron pearl millet can stem the deleterious ripple effect of iron deficiency by significantly improving nutrition and cognitive performance.