Blog

22 June 2017

In the run-up to the ANH Academy Week 2017, Elena Martinez from A4NH blogs about one of the Learning Labs - on using the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) in nutrition-sensitive agricultural projects.

23 May 2017

In this blog post, ANH Academy member Maria-Luiza Apostolescu, Public Policy Analyst from the Economist Intelligence Unit shares insights on developing the Food Sustainability Index. 

Women in Kenya using mobile phones
16 May 2017

Can mobile phones be used for monitoring nutrition at large scales in Africa? It depends on who is talking. Read more in the latest blog from the IMMANA-funded SCAN project. 

4 May 2017

IMMANA Fellow Dr. Abu Hayat Md. Saiful Islam blogs about the nexus between agriculture and nutrition in Bangladesh

21 February 2017
The food environment is a major influence on what we eat, and what we eat directly influences our nutrition, health, and well-being. However, despite these recognized links, there is a shortcoming on how we measure the food environment.
11 November 2016

Just how useful are conceptual frameworks? The team from IMMANA's SCAN project weigh up the merits of using detailed frameworks to reflect the complex interlinkages in agriculture, nutrition and health, versus keeping things simple, understandable and usable.

31 October 2016

ANH Academy member Rohit Parasar considers his Academy Week experience and what can be learnt from the Ethiopian context

14 September 2016

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.

15 June 2016

ANH Academy member and LANSA researcher, Giacomo Zanelli writes about researching markets, on-farm production and dietary diversity in Afghanistan.

14 June 2016

Why is leveraging agriculture important for nutrition impacts? LANSA researcher Rohit Parasar on his research and the forthcoming ANH Academy Week

14 June 2016

Mehroosh Tak of LANSA and LCIRAH discusses the research she will present at the ANH Academy Week

13 May 2016

IMMANA Fellow Miehgan Bruce looks back on both the challenges and excitement of working at the nexus of agriculture and nutrition

13 May 2016

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.

6 May 2016

Frances Knight talks about Optifood's uses ahead of the Learning Lab session she will be leading at ANH Academy Week

7 April 2016

IMMANA Fellow, Matilda Laar discusses her pilot study that seeks to determine the feasibility of using the new tools in monitoring the nutritional quality of the school meals and links to local agriculture