News and events
Erin Pfeiffer discusses the new Sub-Saharan Africa Caregiver Mental Health Mini-Series focused on the connection between caregiver mental health, child growth, nutrition and food security.
Grace Mwaura and Namukolo Covic highlight the African Academy of Sciences' survey and prioritization process for research in Africa.
Krystal Rampalli highlights research from the Drivers of Food Choice programme shared at ANH2020.
Jody Harris highlights conversations coming out of ANH2020 around measuring diets, classifying animal source foods and addressing non-communicable diseases.
Greg Cooper reflects on another action-packed ANH Academy Week.
Ankita Mondal and Richa Pande on highlights from ANH2019 in Hyderabad, India, and what they are excited about for ANH2020.
Learn more about the new COVID-19 Hygiene Hub, a new online platform partnership to support the development and execution of effective hygiene strategies against the novel coronavirus in homes, schools and healthcare facilities.
Bhavani Shankar discusses the importance of food markets for nutrition and ensuring their safety and healthy food, reflecting on COVID-19 and a trip to a vegetable market in Bihar, India.
IMMANA Fellow Taddese Alemu Zerfu discusses how to mitigate food security challenges in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) as a result of COVID-19.
Introducing Data4Diets – A tool for facilitating the use of dietary food security indicators, data sources, and methods for research and interventions
The New York Academy recently established the Nutrition Modeling Consortium (NMC) to bring together tool developers and end users with the goal of improving our collective understanding of the tool modeling landscape. Read more.
While most of the high-income countries are suffering from over-nutrition related issues, undernutrition remains a significant public health threat in many LMICs, with almost half of all deaths in children under 5 years in LMICs attributable to poor nutrition.
After having followed 120 farmers in Ghana, India, and Nepal for almost 3,500 days across a whole agricultural season, an IMMANA funded project exploring the use of accelerometry-based technologies for measuring energy expenditure has published a field manual for practitioners.