Animal-source foods (ASF) are some of the best sources of high-quality protein and micronutrients needed for healthy physical and cognitive development, especially among children. Livestock contributions to health and nutrition are complex, and are mediated through multiple pathways.
News and events
IMMANA Fellow Miehgan Bruce looks back on both the challenges and excitement of working at the nexus of agriculture and nutrition
IMMANA Grant holder and Working Group member, Anna Herforth explores how nutrition has been historically overlooked in food security debates and discusses the importance of understanding food environments.
Frances Knight talks about Optifood's uses ahead of the Learning Lab session she will be leading at ANH Academy Week
AGRICULTURE, NUTRITION AND HEALTH (ANH) ACADEMY WEEK
21-24 June, Addis Ababa 2016
This webinar explored women's health and empowerment; critical factors that are frequently overlooked in agriculture and nutrition research. With the focus of interventions and studies so often centered on child and household indicators, IMMANA Grantees Amy Webb and Erin Lentz examined why women's empowerment matters; and reflect on the implications of its omission for women's health outcomes.
IMMANA Fellow, Matilda Laar discusses her pilot study that seeks to determine the feasibility of using the new tools in monitoring the nutritional quality of the school meals and links to local agriculture
Registration for the ANH Academy is now open. See the Registration Page for more up to date details on the event.
IMMANA Fellow, Mieghan Bruce hosted the first IMMANA Journal Club which explored livestock ownership, consumption of animal sourced foods and child nutrition.
In this IMMANA webinar, Dr. Sara Stevano, Postdoctoral Fellow at SOAS, University of London, talks about women's time use in agriculture and nutrition research.
Interview with Bekele Megersa, Ethiopia, IMMANA Fellowship holder under Round 1
The call for abstracts for the Conference on Agri-Health Research is now closed
The Agriculture, Nutrition and Health (ANH) Academy Working Group on Sustainable Diets held a two-day workshop and consultation on 11-12 February 2016. Consultation materials are now available and we welcome further feedback.
Dr. Cynthia Matare, holder of an IMMANA Fellowship, blogs about methodological issues involved in measuring women's time use.
IMMANA Grant holder Dr. Todd Rosenstock from ICRAF blogs about COP21 and links among climate, agriculture, and nutrition for achieving Sustainable Development Goals.