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ARF-1 factsheet: Agroecological food resources for healthy infant nutrition in Benin (INFLOR)
February 8, 2018Research project
ARF-1 factsheet: Agroecological food resources for healthy infant nutrition in Benin (INFLOR)

Please download the factsheet with interim findings of this Applied Research Fund Call 1 project. »

December 7, 2017Knowledge Portal
Nutrition-sensitive agriculture: What have we learned and where do we go from here?

This discussion paper reviews recent evidence that document linkages between agriculture, women’s empowerment, and nutrition. A growing number of governments, donor agencies, and development organizations are committed to supporting nutrition-sensitive agriculture to achieve their development goals. »

November 23, 2017Knowledge Portal
Women, village chickens, and animal source food consumption in Timor-Leste

This blog discusses promotors and inhibitors of animal source food consumption in rural households. It focuses on the links between village chickens, maternal and child diets, and nutritional status in Timor-Leste. »

November 8, 2017Knowledge Portal
Schools as a system to improve nutrition

This discussion paper shows that schools offer a unique opportunity to improve nutrition using a systemic, multi-sectoral approach. Social, health, economic and ethic arguments coalesce in and around schools. »

February 24, 2017Knowledge Portal
Resilience and child malnutrition in Mali

This article in the Food Security journal explores the link between resilience and child malnutrition in Africa. Using detailed survey data from Mali, this paper examines whether the resilience capacity of households is a determinant of child malnutrition. The empirical evidence presented here demonstrates that higher resilience capacity is associated with both lower probability of having malnourished children. »

July 6, 2016Knowledge Portal
Global school feeding sourcebook: Lessons from 14 countries

This book documents government-led school feeding programmes in low and middle income countries. It includes chapters about national programmes in 14 countries from sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and Latin America. The sourcebook highlights the trade-offs associated with alternative school feeding models and analyses the overarching themes, trends and challenges which run across these programmes. »