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Nutrition
Connecting The Food And Agriculture Sector To Nutrition Interventions For Improved Health Outcomes
All CountriesT. Roberton, F. Knight, J. Haines, S. Vosti, E. D....

To achieve the Sustainable Development Goal of zero hunger, multi-sectoral strategies to improve nutrition are necessary. Building towards this goal, the food and agriculture sector must be considered when designing nutritional interventions. Neverth...

Nutrition
The State Of Food Security And Nutrition In The World 2022
All CountriesFAO, IFAD, UNICEF, WFP, WHO

We are now only eight years away from 2030, but the distance to reach many of the SDG 2 targets is growing wider each year. There are indeed efforts to make progress towards SDG 2, yet they are proving insufficient in the face of a more challenging a...

Nutrition
Impact Of Increased Women’s Incomes On Nutrition
UgandaFarm Africa

Farm Africa, through the Livestock for Livelihoods project, supported pastoralist women living in these regions to set up sustainable, small-scale goat-rearing enterprises that will help them generate an income and provide their families with a more...

Nutrition, Research and Development
Strategies and Interventions for Healthy Adolescent Growth, Nutrition, and Development
All CountriesDOUGAL HARGREAVES, EMILY MATES, PURNIMA MENON, HAR...

Strategies and interventions for healthy adolescent growth, nutrition, and development

Nutrition
Nourishing our Future: the Lancet Series on Adolescent Nutrition
All CountriesGEORGE C. PATTON, LYNNETTE M. NEUFELD, SURABHI DOG...

Nourishing our Future: the Lancet Series on Adolescent Nutrition

Nutrition
Socio-Economic Drivers of Food Security Among Rural Households in Nigeria: Evidence From Smallholder Maize Farmers
NigeriaADEBAYO OGUNNIYI, SAMUEL OPEYEMI OMOTOSO, KABIR KA...

Issues relating to food availability, accessibility/affordability, and food utilization remain paramount among different stakeholders such as policymakers and academics. Using data from 250 maize farming households in Nigeria, the study used Foster–G...

Nutrition
Policy Atlas on Food and Nutrition Security and Resilience: Burkina Faso
Burkina FasoWIM MARIVOET, JOHN M. ULIMWENGU AND LEYSA MATY SAL...

This report is the final outcome of various knowledge products and training material, usually labelled as “printed eAtlas”, which have been developed and shared with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) under the Voice for Change Partnership (V4CP) pro...

Nutrition
Scaling Up Delivery of Biofortified Staple Food Crops Globally: Paths to Nourishing Millions
NigeriaJENNIFER K. FOLEY, KRISTINA D. MICHAUX, BHO MUDYAH...

Background: Micronutrient deficiencies affect over one quarter of the world’s population. Biofortification is an evidence-based nutrition strategy that addresses some of the most common and preventable global micronutrient gaps and can help improve t...

Nutrition
Daily Consumption of Pro-Vitamin A Biofortified (Yellow) Cassava Improves Serum Retinol Concentrations in Preschool Children in Nigeria: A Randomized Controlled Trial
NigeriaIBUKUN AFOLAMI, MARTIN N. MWANGI, FOLAKE SAMUEL, E...

Background: Vitamin A deficiency is a public health problem in sub-Saharan Africa. Pro-vitamin A biofortified (yellow) cassava has the potenti of Nigerian preschool children. Methods: An open-label randomized controlled trial was conducted in southwe...

Nutrition
Effects of Dose and Duration of Zinc Interventions on Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
KenyaLAURA M. POMPANO AND ERICK BOY

No meta-analysis has examined the effect of dose and duration of zinc interventions on their impact on risk factors for type 2 diabetes (T2D) or cardiovascular disease (CVD). This study aimed first to compare the effects of zinc interventions dichoto...

Nutrition
Food Biofortification: Reaping the Benefits of Science to Overcome Hidden Hunger: A Paper in the Series on the Need for Agricultural Innovations to Sustainably Feed the World by 2050
NigeriaHOWARTH E. BOUIS, EKIN BIROL, ERICK BOY, BRYAN GAN...

Biofortification is a process of increasing the density of minerals and vitamins in a food crop through conventional plant breeding, genetic engineering, or agronomic practices (primarily use of fertilizers and foliar sprays). Biofortified staple foo...

Nutrition
User Guide to Seed Regulatory Framework Analysis and Implications for Vegetatively Propagated Crops
All CountriesMARGARET A. MCEWAN, DAVID J. SPIELMAN, MARCEL GATT...

Farmers who grow vegetatively propagated crops (VPC) face certain limitations in access to seed. Some of these constraints are related to policy, institutions and markets. This user guide describes a tool for conducting seed regulatory framework anal...

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