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  1. 2015-11-20 Some tropical crops contain cyanogenic glycosides, toxic substances that release hydrocyanic acid (HCN; also referred to as cyanide) when cells are crushed. Consuming these plants without cooking them can cause cyanide poisoning, with varying effects depending on cyanide levels and how long a...  
  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. 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...  
  4. 2015-11-18 Vegetable growing can provide nutrition and livelihood for those isolated by poverty, recovering from crisis, and/or diversifying their food and income options -- but gains are not automatic. What should be considered in designing and deploying vegetable gardening programs? What seed...  
  5. 2015-11-17 This workshop will give participants an opportunity to learn more from a evaluation done six years after finishing a 10-year promotion of amaranth initiative that World Renew spearheaded in East Africa through their partnerships, especially in Kenya and Uganda. It will go over the scope, purpose,...  
  6. 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...  
  7. After three years of INGENAES activities, we have seenexciting achievements in empowering and engaging women and men smallholder farmers.Themany, diverse successes came out ofbuilding robust gender-responsive and nutrition-sensitive institutions, strengthening existing programs and projects to...  
  8. 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...  
  9. Abstract, Journal of Food Composition and Analysis, 2006 Food composition provides an important link for biodiversity and nutrition. Biodiversity at three levels—ecosystems, the species they contain and the genetic diversity within species—can contribute to food security and improved nutrition....  
  10. The case for investing in nutrition is clear. Poor nutrition during the first 1,000 days—from pregnancy through a child’s second birthday—can cause life-long and irreversible damage, with consequences at the individual, community, and national level. Multi-sectoral Approaches to Nutrition: When a...