News and events

28 September 2020
Shenggen Fan introduces Foresight 2.0, which offers policy solutions to improve the quality of diets using a food systems approach through promoting availability, accessibility, affordability, desirability, and sustainability of healthy diets for all.
24 September 2020

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.

27 August 2020

Grace Mwaura and Namukolo Covic highlight the African Academy of Sciences' survey and prioritization process for research in Africa.

28 July 2020

Krystal Rampalli highlights research from the Drivers of Food Choice programme shared at ANH2020.

7 July 2020

Jody Harris highlights conversations coming out of ANH2020 around measuring diets, classifying animal source foods and addressing non-communicable diseases.

7 July 2020

Greg Cooper reflects on another action-packed ANH Academy Week.

29 June 2020

Ankita Mondal and Richa Pande on highlights from ANH2019 in Hyderabad, India, and what they are excited about for ANH2020.

9 June 2020

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.

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.