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.
News and events
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.
Elena Martinez, Research Analyst at the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH), reflects on some of the key takeaways for empowerment and gender at ANH2019
Learning Labs, which encompass the first two days of ANH Academy Week, are an integral part of the programme. With a true emphasis on “academy,” they offer a more focused dive into topics of particular interest, enabling attendees to dig into the substance and engage with others on the material.
The ANH Academy teamed up with a group of London-based school students who employed geospatial methods to map their local food environments. Find out about the work and view the maps!
The ANH Academy Week relocates each year in order to lower barriers to entry for the global community of researchers, practitioners and policymakers in agriculture-food systems, nutrition and health. Janet Hodur explores why India is a fitting host for this year's event.
Janet Hodur from IFPRI is explaining why you should attend the upcoming 'Accelerating the end of hunger and malnutrition' event in Bangkok.
When all you have to eat is tortillas and beans... - In our latest blog, IMMANA Grantees share insights from fieldwork in Guatemala.
IMMANA Fellow Dr Aissatou Ouedraogo sheds light on early childhood nutrition and social networks in Burkina Faso.
Nornoo K.A. Julius from University of Ghana shares his experience of volunteering at ANH 2018.
Ayesha Mysorewala, Research Associate at the Collective for Social Science Research, Pakistan, reflects on her time in Ghana.
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.
IMMANA Fellow Taddese A. Zerfu from Ethiopia blogs about factors behind maternal anemia in low income settings.
Namukolo Covic from A4NH tells why she is looking forward to ANH Academy Week 2018.