LANSA organises consultation on policy insights with Odisha stakeholders in India
A half-day agri-nutrition stakeholder consultation was organised by LANSA
to present data from the
Farming System for Nutrition
study in India by MSSRF on March 22 in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. Gender
and nutrition data from Odisha state was also shared and the short
animation film -
South Asia: Women in Agriculture - the Nutrition Connection
was screened for the audience. Full report follows.
LANSA has global launch on International Women Day 2017
LANSA launched its first animation short film ‘ South Asia: Women in Agriculture- the Nutrition Connection ’ to commemorate International Women's Day on March 8, 2017. The film is based on LANSA's on-going research in four South Asia countries - Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India and Paksitan. There was also an
online campaign using Twitter, Facebook and Youtube to draw attention to status of women in agriculture and their nutrition condition in South Asia.
LANSA hosts seminar-discussion on Will you #BeBoldForChange?
Dr V Amuthvalli, Director of Social Welfare, Government of Tamil Nadu made the Special Address on 'Empowering Women in Agriculture' on the occasion of International Women's Day, and eminent speakers from UNICEF, LANSA and MSSRF presented examples of empowering women for positive change. The session was moderated LANSA's CEO - Prakash Shetty , and Prof Swaminathan's
concluding remarks gave much food for thought. The event was on March 10,
2017 at MSSRF, Chennai, and witnessed more than 50 participants from
research institutions, academia, NGOs and PhD scholars. Find full report