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Agriculture for Nutrition and Health

Once stunted always stunted? What’s up with catch-up growth?

Poor nutrition can cause young children to become stunted, that is, to be too short for their age. An estimated 159 million children under 5 worldwide are stunted due to chronic malnutrition.

Agriculture for Nutrition and Health

Does better agriculture mean better nutrition?

Does agriculture matter for nutrition? Certainly, the amount and quality of food produced in a food system, the availability of that food, and its price affect the types and quantities of food people eat.

Agriculture for Nutrition and Health

The evolution of mainstreaming nutrition in Africa’s agriculture sector

The following story was originally published on the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) website. Platforms for collective goals Periodically, the African Union (AU) releases declarations by the Heads of AU Member…

Agriculture for Nutrition and Health

Got milk?

The following blog story was originally posted on the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) blog. This month on the Gender-Nutrition Idea Exchange, IFPRI Research Fellows  Melissa Hidrobo, Tanguy Bernard, Rahul Rawat, …

IFPRI Blog

It is time

Sara Stevano   shares findings from a recent systematic review, also presented at an  IFPRI Policy Seminar on May 7, 2015.

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IFPRI Blog

Beyond 1000 Days

The following story was originally published on the  CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) blog. The world has rallied around the importance of good nutrition in a child’s first 1000 days – from conception to two…

IFPRI Blog

Canada funds the fight against malnutrition with $20 million grant

On Saturday, June 8, the Government of Canada demonstrated its commitment to the fight against malnutrition by announcing an important new contribution, CDN $20 million in new funding to the  CGIAR Agriculture for Nutrition and Health…

IFPRI Blog

Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health Launches Website

The CGIAR Research Program on  Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH), which is one of  two  such programs led by IFPRI, launched its website this week. The site features information on A4NH projects, including the related impact pathways,…

IFPRI Blog

IFPRI to take leading role in two new CGIAR Research Programs

IFPRI will take a leading role in two of the new research programs currently being developed by the Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). IFPRI will be the lead center for CGIAR Research Program 2,  Policies, institutions,…

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