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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

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…


Improving food systems for better lives

Although we have successfully reached the Millennium Development Goal of halving extreme poverty and hunger at the global level, an estimated 795 million people continue to suffer from hunger while two billion suffer from micronutrient deficiencies.…

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, …


May 2015 IFPRI Insights Magazine

The May 2015 edition of  Insights, IFPRI’s print and online magazine, is  available, with a roundup of stories on recent research from the Institute. The feature article in the May 2015 issue—“ Does Money Talk? ”—looks at the complicated question of how…


It is time

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