On May 14, 2015, the World Bank Group is hosting a seminar, Agricultural Pathways Towards Improved Nutrition: the Tata-Cornell Program in Washington, DC. The seminar is jointly organized by the Agriculture Chapter of 1818 Society, India Agricultural Group, Agriculture Global Practice and SecureNutrition. All are welcome to attend the discussion, which will be led by >> Read more
This month on the Gender-Nutrition Idea Exchange, we asked Sara Stevano, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Economics in SOAS, University of London and the Leverhulme Centre for Integrative Research on Agriculture and Health (LCIRAH), to share findings from a recent systematic review on agriculture, time use, and nutrition. Assessing the available evidence, Sara identifies >> Read more
This week, A4NH will host the first of three regional consultations with stakeholders from agriculture and public health to discuss the development of a more substantial agriculture and health research portfolio for the second phase of A4NH, expected to start in 2017.
On April 15, 2015, A4NH's Gender Research Coordinator, Hazel Malapit, spoke at an LCIRAH seminar hosted by the Leverhulme Centre for Integrative Research on Agriculture and Health (LCIRAH) in London, UK. The seminar was entitled, Analysis of Women's Time in Reproductive and productive work and maternal and child nutrition in Bangladesh, Ghana, and Nepal.
The CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health, or A4NH, led by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), helps realize the potential of agricultural development to deliver gender-equitable health and nutritional benefits to the poor. We were created to help ensure that agricultural practices, interventions, and policies will maximize health and nutrition benefits, while reducing health risks.