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Netherlands-CGIAR partnership launches call to fund senior CGIAR experts
May 22, 2018News
Netherlands-CGIAR partnership launches call to fund senior CGIAR experts

Within the framework of the Netherlands – CGIAR partnership, a call for Senior Expert Candidates has been launched. Senior experts employed by Dutch research organizations and involved in CGIAR research or management, are offered a chance to spend (more) time on their CGIAR activities, since they will be able to apply for a grant that enables them to cover part of their personnel costs. Deadline for the first assessment round is July 5, 2018. »

Video impression public seminar “The potential of value chains for nutrition”
April 25, 2018Knowledge activity
Video impression public seminar “The potential of value chains for nutrition”

A video impression of the public seminar “The potential of value chains for nutrition: Knowledge exchange for better informed policies and practices”, which took place on February 16 in Addis Ababa. »

April 24, 2018Knowledge Portal
Value chains for nutrition in South Asia: Who delivers, how, and to whom?

This issue of the IDS Bulletin aims to analyse existing (or potential) agri-food value chain pathways for delivering nutritious foods from agriculture to vulnerable populations in South Asia. »

April 5, 2018Knowledge Portal
Nutrition sensitive value chains: Theory, progress, and open questions

This paper takes a consumer focus on value chains to consider the types of interventions that could lead to improved intakes of micronutrient-rich foods, and reviews the present literature on the types of value chain assessments, interventions, and initiatives that are attempting to improve nutrition. »

April 5, 2018Knowledge Portal
Developing nutrition-sensitive value chains in Indonesia

This report summarizes a number of studies to determine how to design nutrition-sensitive value chains for smallholders in Indonesia. The researchers suggest that strengthened value chains for foods could make business sense for smallholders and lay the foundations for a strong local food system that sustainably delivers nutritious foods for healthy diets. »

April 5, 2018Knowledge Portal
Nutrition-sensitive agriculture: What have we learned so far?

This paper reviews recent empirical evidence (since 2014), including findings from impact evaluations of a variety of nutrition-sensitive agriculture programs that document linkages between agriculture, women’s empowerment, and nutrition linkages. »