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  1. We are a global network of professionals working on issues pertaining to the intersection of agriculture and nutrition. The group is informal, and designed to facilitate information sharing and networking. This Community of Practice arose in June 2010 when a number of DC-based professionals...
  2. 2017-11-15 For too long agriculture and nutrition have been separate sectors of development. Producing more food does not insure less child malnutrition in farm families. What are some practical high-impact actions that every family can do to have children who can survive and thrive? How can a development...
  3. As SPRING approaches its final month of implementation, this is the43rdand final edition of theAgriculture-Nutrition Resource Review. Thank you for being a part of our community and engaging with us in learning about integrating nutrition and agriculture to improve the health and wellbeing of...
  4. 2017-11-29 For too long agriculture and nutrition have been separate sectors of development. Producing more food does not insure less child malnutrition in farm families. What are some practical high-impact actions that every family can do to have children who can survive and thrive? How can a development...
  5. 2010-05-20 Food Always in the Home as modifed by Larry Yarger, ECHO, 2010 under the auspices of the Asian Rural Life Development Foundation, International Most rural areas of the world subsist on growing food, with food security top-of-mind for most agrarian communities.Believe it or not, there are still...
  6. 2016-04-27 Presented at the ECHO International Agriculture Conference 2015 The cyclical relationship between agricultural development and human health can hinder or drive economic development. In this presentation, Dr. Hanson will explore the impacts of poor health on agricultural productivity and yield;...
  7. 2018-11-08 Session: Climate uncertainty and environmental degradation cause deterioration in nutritional status of rural farm families throughout the tropics. Conservation Agriculture methods allow farmers to adapt to these challenges by building soil quality, lowering the risks of uncertain rainfall, and...
  8. 2018-11-14 Grow a small poly-culture garden that addresses both nutritional and ecological shortcomings of our food systems. Focusing on some of the most nutritious of the more than 1000 species of plants with edible leaves can maximize the value of the garden to improve your family’s health. Supporting a...
  9. Abstract - PubMed, 2011 BACKGROUND: In Sub-Saharan Africa, 40% of children under five years in age are chronically undernourished. As new investments and attention galvanize action on African agriculture to reduce hunger, there is an urgent need for metrics that monitor agricultural progress...
  10. The SPRING Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture Training Resource Package is a collection of our very best training work, including presentations, activities, handouts, and session guides. Successful multisectoral training is key for developing the collaboration that nutrition-sensitive activities...
  11. 2019-01-29 In recent years, much attention has been given to the connections between agriculture and nutrition in the development sector as a whole. These connections may seem obvious: we get nourishment from the food we eat, and we eat food produced by agriculture. However, the claim that agriculture...
  12. Abstract, 2018,Diana V Luna-GonzálezandMarten Sørensen OBJECTIVE: Child undernutrition remains one of the greatest challenges for public health nutrition in rural areas in developing countries. Interventions aiming to increase and conserve agrobiodiversity seem to be promising alternatives to...
  13. This value chain analysis was completed by Nadezda Amaya as part of the international Programme “Linking agrobiodiversity value chains, climate adaptation and nutrition: Empowering the poor to manage risk” supported by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the European Union...
  14. 2013-07-20 Abstract, , 2013 This field-tested, six-day curriculum responds to community development managers', program planners' and behavior change officers’ need for a practical behavioral framework that strategically aids them in planning for maximum effectiveness. This curriculum, originally adapted...
  15. Proceedings of an All-Africa Conference Kampala, Uganda April 1-3, 2004
  16. CGIAR’s first results-oriented Strategy and Results Framework (SRF) was developed in 2010, providing for first time an overarching structure for the combined work of CGIAR Centers delivery through 16 CGIAR Research Programs (CRP),steering the CGIAR system to overall delivery of impact. The 2010 –...
  17. This is Session One of seven included in theNutrition-Sensitive Agriculture Training Resource Package. This session lays the foundation for why nutrition-sensitive agriculture is important for a range of stakeholders working in livelihoods, food security, economic growth, nutrition, and maternal...
  18. Overview of Feed the Future This 30-minute, self-guided module provides an overview of Feed the Future, the U.S. Government’s global hunger and food security initiative. Introduction to Food Security Self-guided, 25-minute module introduces development practitioners to the four pillars of food...
  19. We believe that growing and eating healthy food can – and must – be a part of the long-term solution to malnutrition. The world is facing an acute food and nutrition crisis. We must meet the world’s food needs with an approach that is environmentally sustainable, recognizes the primacy of...
  20. Leaf for Life helps people improve their health by showing them ways to make better use of vegetables, especially leaf crops, in their diets. Since 1986 we have worked on nutrition projects here in the United States, and in Bolivia, Brazil, El Salvador, India, Mexico, and Nicaragua. We show...
  21. 2018-08-07 Session: Climate uncertainty and environmental degradation cause deterioration in nutritional status of rural farm families throughout the tropics. Conservation Agriculture methods allow farmers to adapt to these challenges by building soil quality, lowering the risks of uncertain rainfall, and...
  22. 2018-08-07 Session: The panel will speak to the need for multi stakeholder engagement in an endeavour to reduce malnutrition. In particular, we will look at nutrition from the perspective of SDGs. The team will add a special note on government efforts to reduce malnutrition in Tanzania with particular focus...
  23. There has been much written on the pros and cons of various cookware. This collection references studies dealing with cookware and may provide some insights. Where you are in the world is important as the metalsused to producepots and pans vary widely. For example, one study indicates that 1/3 of...
  24. Abstract,Journal of Public Health and Nutrition, 2018 Iron assumes a critical part in every living being. Iron deficiency in the body may leads to the most prevalent disease i.e. Anemia. However this deficiency of iron in the body can be prevented by using iron utensil instead of aluminum and...
  25. Abstract, Toxicology Reports, 2017 TheEgusi Okrasoup is a traditional African meal that is considered of high nutritional value and protective against weight loss. We introduce the concept of “kitchen toxicology” to analyse the recipe of theEgusi Okrasoup and highlight possible mitigation...
  26. KIT Royal Tropical Institute is an independent centre of expertise, education, intercultural cooperation and hospitality dedicated to sustainable development. Based on a national heritage site in Amsterdam, KIT focuses on key areas where it can make a difference:Gender,Global Health,Intercultural...
  27. The Agriculture, Nutrition & Health (ANH) Academy is a global research network in agriculture and food systems for improved nutrition and health to serve as a platform for learning and sharing. The ANH Academy is part of the three workstreams of theIMMANAprogramme. It aims to facilitate the...
  28. 2012-01-20 Online Book in Download Kindle version available from Amazon The fundamental purpose of agriculture is not just to produce food and raw materials, but also to grow healthy, well-nourished people. One of the sector’s most important tasks then is to provide food of sufficient quantity and quality...
  29. 2019-05-31 Human eating behaviors vary widely with the resources available and beliefs about which types of foods lead to good health. This talk will address ways to evaluate the resources, beliefs, and nutritional health of communities. In addition, the situations in which the addition ofMoringa oleifera...
  30. 2012-12-04 Human eating behaviors vary widely with the resources available and beliefs about which types of foods lead to good health. This talk will address ways to evaluate the resources, beliefs, and nutritional health of communities. In addition, the situations in which the addition of Moringa oleifera...
  31. 2019-01-20 On August 1 and 2, 2018, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine hosted a public workshop in Washington, DC, on sustainable diets, food, and nutrition. Workshop participants reviewed current and emerging knowledge on the concept of sustainable diets within the field of food...
  32. Abstract, Science, 2019 July INTRODUCTION There is a dimension to postnatal human development that involves assembly of microbial communities in different body habitats, including the gut. Children with acute malnutrition have impaired development of their gut microbiota, leaving them with...
  33. Abstract,Journal of Food Science and Nutrition Research, 2019 The nutrient content of cereals and legumes are not readily bioavailable due to the presence of anti-nutrients in them. This study examined the effect of traditional fermentation process on the proximate nutritional composition...
  34. Abstract, BMC Public Health, 2019 Background There has been an increasing interest in urban agriculture (UA) practice and research in recent years. Scholars have already reported numerous beneficial and potential adverse impacts of UA on health-related outcomes. This scoping review aims to...
  35. 2019-10-18 ECHO shares information to help farmers grow food more effectively, with minimal purchased inputs. However, unless training is also given around nutrition, farmers and their families will not benefit optimally from changes that are made. At the November 2017 ECHO International Agriculture...
  36. 2019-10-02 In recent years, much attention has been given to the connections between agriculture and nutrition in the development sector as a whole. These connections may seem obvious: we get nourishment from the food we eat, and we eat food produced by agriculture. However, the claim that agriculture...
  37. Nuestra misión es recopilar, crear y difundir información, experiencias,proyectose investigaciones en el área de culinaria, de agricultura y nutrición (CAN)para fomentar colaboraciones entre organizaciones. --- Proyecto CAN
  38. Key Resource 2019-01-20 The analysis in this report highlights that although these questions can be formulated in relatively simple terms, they certainly do not have simple answers. In fact, the two main conclusions that can be drawn from our research both highlight this point. First, the specific context in which a...