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.
Agricultural livelihoods affect nutrition of individual household members through multiple pathways and interactions. This ultimately raises the question - how might these different routes translate into activity implementation? Two Feed the Future activities, the Integrated Improved Livelihoods Program (IILP) and The Rwanda Dairy Competitiveness Program II (RDCP), provide an opportunity to examine alternative approaches to >> Read more
This week, A4NH Director, John McDermott and Flagship 3 leader, Delia Grace, were guest-bloggers on the Chicago Council's Global Food for Thought blog, offering their take on food safety solutions and lessons learned in light of recent food scares.
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.