A4NH hosts Side Event at African Union Commission (AUC) on including nutrition in the CAADP agenda. The Malabo Declaration, agreed upon by the Heads of State and the Government of the African Union in June 2014, has committed, in addition to other goals, to decrease stunting by 10% and underweight by 5% in Africa by >> Read more
Biofortified “orange” maize can increase body stores of vitamin A in children. This is the finding of an efficacy study just published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The study involved Zambian children who were fed either white maize, orange maize, or a daily vitamin A supplement over three months. The researchers found that >> Read more
2nd International Conference on Global Food Security 11-14 October 2015, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA The 2nd International Conference on Global Food Security aims to deliver state-of-the-art analysis, inspiring visions and innovative research methods arising from research in any of a wide range of disciplines. Join us in this exciting opportunity to ensure that >> Read more
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.