Health and Nutrition

Sorghum and Millet Innovation Lab Announces
Selected Projects

Project funding through the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Sorghum and Millet has been announced. The projects will contribute to improving food security, household resilience and private sector growth in Ethiopia, Senegal and Niger through the […]

Horticulture Innovation Lab Showcases Recent Research on Horticulture, Nutrition, and Postharvest at Two Washington, D.C. Events

The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Horticulture (Horticulture Innovation Lab) hosted two separate events this July in Washington, D.C. showcasing their research on varied horticulture, nutrition, and postharvest topics. The events were both retrospective and forward […]

Annual Innovation Lab Council Partners Workshop: Nepal, March 10 – 14, 2014

The March 2014 Annual Innovation Lab Council Partners Workshop “Scaling Up Agricultural Research and Technologies & Designing Research for Improved Nutritional Outcomes” brought together members of the Innovation Lab community and USAID/Washington and Mission staff.  The workshop was held on […]

Agrilinks Blog Series:
Innovation Lab Council Partners Workshop in Nepal

The Agrilinks team traveled to Nepal for the Feed the Future Innovation Lab Council Partners Workshop. Agrilinks Knowledge Management Specialist Marisol Pierce-Quinonez, who attended the meeting, created a blog series about the workshop which is available below and in three […]

Innovation Labs and Partners visit Feed the Future
Ghana projects

Following the Feed the Future Innovation Labs for Collaborative Research partner’s workshop, a group of participants traveled north from Accra to Tamale to see firsthand how both research and development projects are addressing the issues driving the Feed the Future […]

30 Years of CRSP Research on Animal Source Foods and Child Cognitive Development: A Presentation by Montague Demment

Montague Demment, Associate Vice President for International Development at the APLU and former Director of the Global Livestock CRSP spoke on “Animal Source Foods and Child Cognitive Development: A USAID Success Story of University Research to Private Sector Implementation.” The […]

Peanut CRSP and Meds & Food for Kids Team Up to Support Haitian Peanut Farmers

  In Haiti, local peanut farmers have started supplying peanuts for the manufacture of ready-to-use therapeutic foods (RUTFs), which are nutrition-dense and contribute to reversing childhood malnutrition and supporting HIV-infected individuals.  Farmers are able to meet demand because they have […]

Peanut CRSP Connects Health and Agriculture Communities through Mycotoxin Research

Staple food crops, particularly those consumed in regions of Sub-Saharan Africa, are often contaminated with mycotoxins which increase people’s susceptibility to HIV and subsequent infections, lead to certain types of cancer, and children’s malnourishment and stunting. The Peanut CRSP led […]