All the hightlights from the first annual Agriculture, Nutrition & Health Academy Week in Addis Ababa, June 2016.
News and events
As interest in leveraging agriculture and food systems to optimise nutrition outcomes grows, there is an increasing demand for high quality metrics and methods to assess these causal mechanisms and evaluate policy and programme impacts.
Without open data, is talk of interdisciplinary and intersectoral collaboration futile? Joe Yates and Zak Gersten discuss information sharing and use ahead of the first Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) Summit.
ANH Academy member and LANSA researcher, Giacomo Zanelli writes about researching markets, on-farm production and dietary diversity in Afghanistan.
Why is leveraging agriculture important for nutrition impacts? LANSA researcher Rohit Parasar on his research and the forthcoming ANH Academy Week
Mehroosh Tak of LANSA and LCIRAH discusses the research she will present at the ANH Academy Week
This month's article: Mergesa, B. et al (2014), 'The role of livestock diversification in ensuring household food security under a changing climate in Borana, Ethiopia', Food Security, Vol 6, Issue 1.
Animal-source foods (ASF) are some of the best sources of high-quality protein and micronutrients needed for healthy physical and cognitive development, especially among children. Livestock contributions to health and nutrition are complex, and are mediated through multiple pathways.
IMMANA Fellow Miehgan Bruce looks back on both the challenges and excitement of working at the nexus of agriculture and nutrition
IMMANA Grant holder and Working Group member, Anna Herforth explores how nutrition has been historically overlooked in food security debates and discusses the importance of understanding food environments.
Frances Knight talks about Optifood's uses ahead of the Learning Lab session she will be leading at ANH Academy Week
AGRICULTURE, NUTRITION AND HEALTH (ANH) ACADEMY WEEK
21-24 June, Addis Ababa 2016
This webinar explored women's health and empowerment; critical factors that are frequently overlooked in agriculture and nutrition research. With the focus of interventions and studies so often centered on child and household indicators, IMMANA Grantees Amy Webb and Erin Lentz examined why women's empowerment matters; and reflect on the implications of its omission for women's health outcomes.