Together for nutrition day 2

Mara van den Bold, IFPRI, blogs about day 2 at 'Together for nutrition' which included a key note by Satish Agnihotri from the Cabinet Secretariat, Government of India and POSHAN release a new series of 9 short publications on the 'Implementation of innovations to improve nutrition in India.    

Climate Smart Solutions for African Farmers : The time is now!

Media visit to Nyando Climate-Smart Villages BBC &KBC. Photos: V. Atakos (CCAFS)

Cross-posted from ccafs.cgiar.org Better management of agricultural risk today can help farming systems adapt to increased weather and climate extremes in the future. More extreme floods, storms and drought. Increased outbreaks of pests and disease. And even more uncertainty about what the growing season will bring. Climate change will likely heighten these risks to agriculture, >> Read more

Why we need to work ‘Together for Nutrition’

Stuart Gillespie, CEO of Transform Nutrition reflects on the "spectrum of collaboration options available" on day 1 of the 'Together for Nutrition 2014' conference in Delhi which is jointly supported by Transform Nutrition and POSHAN. "We have had a great first day, with a lot of energy and a richness and diversity in the experiences of >> Read more

2014 Global Hunger Index

On Monday, October 13th, 2014, IFPRI launched the 2014 Global Hunger Index (GHI) report -  ninth in an annual series that presents a multidimensional measure of national, regional, and global hunger. It shows that the world has made progress in reducing hunger since 1990, but still has far to go, with levels of hunger remaining “alarming” or >> Read more