News and events

30 April 2020

Lora Forsythe, June Po and Fiorella Picchioni highlight the disproportionate impact that COVID-19-related food systems disruptions have had on women, and implications for research, policy and community-response to ensure equity.

17 April 2020

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.

8 April 2020

IMMANA Fellow Taddese Alemu Zerfu discusses how to mitigate food security challenges in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) as a result of COVID-19.

20 January 2020

Introducing Data4Diets – A tool for facilitating the use of dietary food security indicators, data sources, and methods for research and interventions

13 January 2020

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.

4 September 2019

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.

8 August 2019

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.

31 July 2019

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

3 June 2019

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.

3 May 2019

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!

23 April 2019

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. 

18 April 2019
Recent health statistics underscore an evolving and deeply complex nutrition situation in many low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).  Megan Deitchler introduces a short video developed by the Intake programme which provides an overview of the changing nutrition situation in LMICs and highlights how dietary data can be used to inform the design of evidence-based nutrition and agriculture policies and programs.
30 August 2018

Janet Hodur from IFPRI is explaining why you should attend the upcoming 'Accelerating the end of hunger and malnutrition' event in Bangkok.

28 August 2018

When all you have to eat is tortillas and beans... - In our latest blog, IMMANA Grantees share insights from fieldwork in Guatemala.

31 July 2018

IMMANA Fellow Dr Aissatou Ouedraogo sheds light on early childhood nutrition and social networks in Burkina Faso.