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
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!
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.
Udayan Rathore, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, blogs about social safety nets and women's empowerment.
On Women In Science Day 2018, Thalia Sparling talks about her journey so far with Anna Marry.
In our latest blog post, Andrea Spray provides an update from her IMMANA-funded project Using Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) to understand the relationships between labour-saving agricultural innovations, women’s time use and maternal and child nutrition outcomes.