News and events

9 October 2017

The ANH Academy and the African Nutrition Society are delighted to announce a new webinar series exploring critical links between agriculture, livelihoods, health and individual and household nutrition in Africa.

6 October 2017

This event inaugurates a new webinar series “Agriculture-Nutrition-Health linkages: Research in the African context”.

6 October 2017

This is a second event in the new Webinar Series “Agriculture-Nutrition-Health linkages: Research in the African context”.
 

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.
 
20 September 2017

Meet five early career researchers who have been awarded IMMANA Fellowships under Round 3.

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.

1 September 2017

Trade, investment and nutrition: opportunities and challenges for policy coherence

Trade and investment liberalization has had far-reaching implications for food systems and nutrition. This seminar will examine the pathways through which trade impacts on nutrition, and explore opportunities to improve policy coherence in an era in which public health policy space is increasingly constrained by international trade and investment agreements.

 

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.

19 August 2017

The interaction between food, nutrition, and human disease is a rapidly evolving area of research. The Winter School’s program “Food & Health” will bridge the gap between different disciplines by offering a strong multidisciplinary environment, where students will have the opportunity to follow a variety of sequentially related courses on food quality and health. This Winter School program focusses on the most relevant aspects of food quality and human nutrition, in order to understand how they are related and how they affect human health, through dietary habits.

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.

5 July 2017

In the run-up to the ANH Academy Week 2017, S Raju from LANSA gives a sneak peek of his work on cereals that he'll be presenting at the conference.

4 July 2017

In the run-up to ANH Academy Week 2017, Priya Rampal from LANSA blogs about the research on pulses in India that she will be presenting.

29 June 2017

In the run-up to the ANH Academy Week in Kathmandu, Saba Aslam from CSSR blogs about the LANSA study on women’s work and nutrition to be presented at the conference.