News and events

18 May 2018

Our new blog post considers current research on food safety, identifies areas for additional work and suggests ways to make research on food safety in low and middle-income countries more robust and replicable.

11 April 2018

IMMANA Fellow Taddese A. Zerfu from Ethiopia blogs about factors behind maternal anemia in low income settings.

13 March 2018

Namukolo Covic from A4NH tells why she is looking forward to ANH Academy Week 2018.

7 March 2018

Udayan Rathore, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, blogs about social safety nets and women's empowerment.

8 February 2018

In our latest blog post, Andrea Spray provides an update from her IMMANA-funded project Using Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) to understand the relationships between labour-saving agricultural innovations, women’s time use and maternal and child nutrition outcomes.

25 January 2018

In this blog post, IMMANA Grantee Dr. Giacomo Zanello from University of Reading describes the use of activity trackers to measure energy expenditure in agricultural and rural livelihoods.

10 January 2018

IMMANA Fellow Chris Conz shares his thoughts on nutrition and history in Lesotho.

5 January 2018

Can well-designed programmes for agricultural asset transfers to rural women lead to positive nutritional outcomes? The Collective for Social Science Research is trying to find out.

20 December 2017

The ANH Academy used an adapted version of the 'Diet Dimensions' policy game to co-lead a session at the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement's Global Gathering.  Read about the workshop and how you can adapt the game for different audiences, too.

19 December 2017

IMMANA grantee David Little of Stirling University blogs from the WorldFish Global Workshop on Nutrition-sensitive Fish Agri-food Systems, Siem Reap, Cambodia

26 September 2017
Sara Brouwer uses qualitative methods to research everyday food environments of Zimbabweans in Harare and in Johannesburg, finding that culture and taste are important determinants of food aquisition.
 
8 September 2017

After presenting a poster at ANH2017, Ky Hoang tells us more about how women's empowerment can be promoted and strengthened through home gardening.

30 August 2017

Selena Ahmed and Anna Herforth reflect on the importance of wild and cultivated foods in supporting food security, dietary quality, and cultural identity, and highlight that they are overlooked in food environments literature.

8 July 2017

In the run-up to the ANH Academy Week, Sangeetha Rajeesh from LANSA is calling upon all researchers to join the LANSA-IMMANA Learning Lab on Research Uptake.

6 July 2017

In the run-up to ANH Academy Week 2017 LANSA researchers share their expectations.