The Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, seeks a new full time Director who will have responsibility for overall leadership of the Secretariat. The Director will be an experienced and dynamic leader, capable of working closely with the Global Panel members to provide effective guidance to decision-makers, particularly governments, in order to inform >> Read more
Following last month’s post on why HarvestPlus conducted a Strategic Gender Assessment, this month Ekin Birol (Head, Impact Research Unit and Senior Research Fellow, HarvestPlus) and Amy Saltzman (Senior Program Analyst, HarvestPlus) share initial findings from the Strategic Gender Assessment and how HarvestPlus is planning to implement the recommendations. HarvestPlus leads a global effort to >> Read more
Rwanda’s top musicians have united to promote better nutrition and health through a catchy new music video produced by HarvestPlus! The song highlights the nutritional benefits of new iron-rich beans in Rwanda where iron deficiency is widespread in children. The video, recorded by five of Rwanda’s top rap and pop artists was created to teach people, particularly women and children, how to stay >> Read more
Call for Applications Postdoctoral Fellowships on Innovative Methods and Metrics for Agriculture and Nutrition Actions (IMMANA Fellowships) (led by the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University) Download the Call Objective: To accelerate the development of innovative and interdisciplinary methods, metrics and tools to advance scientific understanding of the linkages between agriculture and >> 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.