Improving child health through agriculture: orange sweet potatoes

Photo: A.Ball/HarvestPlus

*+-A4NH welcomes guest-bloggers, Kelly M. Jones and Alan de Brauw from the Markets, Trade, and Institutions Division of IFPRI. Cross-posted from IFPRI blog series highlighting research in progress.   Despite a great deal of discussion about linkages between agriculture, nutrition, and health, both inside and outside the CGIAR, until now there is almost no rigorous evidence that interventions to increase >> Read more

Nutrition in East Africa: 3 country reports released

Photo: Neil Palmer/CIAT

*+-Through a collaboration between the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and IFPRI, A4NH is excited to release three new publications from the findings of a joint study, Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in East Africa (LANEA).

ESSP Newsletter January – March 2015

*+-The Ethiopia Strategy Support Program would like to present its quarterly newsletter for the months January – March 2015. The newsletter summerizes: Upcoming events for the next three months; Recent Presentations made by IFPRI/ESSP researchers; Latest Publications publicized by the program during the last  three months; Policy Related Research; Capacity strengthening Activities >> Read more

Keeping Agriculture Productive Amid a Changing Climate in Nepal

*+-Eighty percent of the population in Nepal lives in rural areas and depends heavily on agriculture as a source of income and employment. With changing monsoon patterns, and the effect of drought and floods in various regions, the impact of climate change is visible in the agricultural food chain. Consequently, ensuring food security and farmers’ >> Read more