Nutrition

The agrifood systems research of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT) looks at how to better connect farmers to consumers in a sustainable way, allowing for higher benefits from farming and…

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Nutrition

The seed coat of pigeonpea is rich in calcium and is a potential valuable input for baby food and mineral supplements a study by the International Crops Research Institute (ICRISAT) revealed. Recent reports indicate a…

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Nutrition

Taking Biodiversity Focus Areas under production or abandoning lower yielding, more extensive production systems is the wrong approach to mastering the looming global food crisis, our authors maintain.

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Nutrition

Malnutrition in developing countries is best addressed not by increasing the variety of crops grown on smallholder farms, but by improving access to markets. This is the conclusion of a recent study by the MwAPATA…

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Nutrition

Aquatic foods and food systems have long lived in the shadow in agricultural research. Last year’s award of the World Food Prize could change this. Prize recipient Shakuntala Thilsted on healthy nutrition for the poor…

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Nutrition

The number of hungry people has been rising over the last years, and the world is far off-track in achieving SDG 2 “Zero Hunger”. The African Union has now declared the Year of Nutrition for Africa in order to fight…

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Nutrition

As millets have a naturally high nutrient content, they can significantly contribute to overcoming malnutrition.

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Nutrition

A new report shows how insect and hydroponic crop farming can help establish a circular food economy in Africa, particularly in fragile countries.

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Nutrition

Malnutrition rates are on the rise due to the continuing global COVID-19 pandemic. The Nutrition for Growth Summit focused on improving nutrition outcomes through universal health coverage, food systems transformation,…

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Nutrition

Poor diets and malnutrition are leading to increasing levels of preventable illness, deaths and damage to the planet, according to the report.

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