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.

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 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!

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.

27 July 2018

Nornoo K.A. Julius from University of Ghana shares his experience of volunteering at ANH 2018.

5 July 2018

Ayesha Mysorewala, Research Associate at the Collective for Social Science Research, Pakistan, reflects on her time in Ghana.

18 May 2018

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.

11 April 2018

IMMANA Fellow Taddese A. Zerfu from Ethiopia blogs about factors behind maternal anemia in low income settings.

13 March 2018

Namukolo Covic from A4NH tells why she is looking forward to ANH Academy Week 2018.