Fortification programmes need to do more to have an impact on the social groups that suffer the most from undernutrition – especially the rural poor.
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is one of the most important measures used in economic analysis. The more common uses are: the indexation of wages, rents, contracts and social security payments; the deflation of household consumption in the national accounts; and as a general macroeconomic indicator, especially for inflation targeting and for setting interest rates. >> Read more
A4NH work in the area of preventing agriculture-associated diseased (Flagship 3) was recently featured in Biospectrum magazine of India. The article highlights efforts to increase adoption of the OneHealth strategy for addressing the challenges of human, animal, and environmental health, as presented at the recent International Conference on Host-Pathogen Interactions in India by A4NH partner, International Livestock >> Read more
On September 25, 2014, the first-ever CGIAR Development Dialogues event, organized with participation and support from all CGIAR Research Centers and Programs, will take place in New York City, focusing global attention on the vital role of agriculture, livestock, forestry, fisheries, landscapes, and food systems in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
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This blog was originally written for Ideas for Africa The study presented here sheds new light on the link between the occurrence of weather shocks and violence by looking at the case of Sudan and South Sudan. Using geographically-disaggregated data from 1997 to 2009, it finds that higher temperatures greatly affect the risk of conflict. >> Read more