The Future of Food. This has been the topic of an interactive campaign led by the National Geographic magazine over the past year. Through imagery, stories, and conversations, the campaign engages our global community on this increasingly urgent topic. Where does our food come from? Why do we eat what we eat? And how can >> Read more
In this video, listen to A4NH Director, John McDermott, as he uncovers the nutrition challenges that lie within the issue of food safety. (Interview published by Farming First , a global coalition for sustainable agricultural development.)
Traditional markets sell more than 85% of the food consumed in sub-Saharan Africa, and these informal, open-air local markets often have safer milk and meat than supermarkets in much of Africa, according to a book just released by A4NH partner, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI). The much anticipated book, titled, Food safety and informal >> Read more
Collecting accurate time use data is notoriously challenging across demographics, and gender norms relating to definitions of work can even further obscure accurate time use reporting. This month, Monica Jain, Associate Research Fellow at HarvestPlus, shares with us lessons learned on how to measure and analyze women’s time use. By accounting for seasonality, income, and education, her >> 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.