Stakeholder Engagement Events
LANSA participated in SAFANSI roundtable event
On September 7 and 8 in Kathmandu, Bhavani RV, Project Manager, LANSA-MSSRF presented Insights from the Farming System for a Nutrition Study in India whileNoorulain Masood, Director - Research to Action study under LANSA presented how agricultural workers lead research on women's work and nutrition in Pakistan.
LANSA shares research uptake strategies at ICRD, Bern
The International Conference on Research for Development (ICRD) was from September 5 to 8 in Bern, Switzerland and LANSA’s Research Uptake Manager, Sangeetha Rajeesh, hosted a session on a range of policy uptake and influencing practice methods used by LANSA Consortium in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India and Pakistan.  
LANSA celebrates National Nutrition Week in India
The 2017 theme was ‘Optimal Infant & Young Child Feeding Practices: Better Child Health’ and MSSRF-LANSA research and uptake teams organised a social media outreach campaign between September 1 and 7 to share messages arising out of LANSA’s nutrition research in India. Read DJ Nithya, Nutritionist, LANSA-MSSRF blog series onBioavailability of Nutrients for details.
Karnataka government invites LANSA to discuss linking agriculture, nutrition and health
A meeting was organised by the additional Chief Secretary and Development Commissioner of Karnataka on June 22, 2017 at Vidhana Soudha, Bengaluru to discuss and introducing nutri and climate smart millets in the Public Distribution System. Dr. R V Bhavani presented ongoing LANSA research also explaining Introduction of Millets in PDS
LANSA discusses the impact of markets on nutrition
A two-day online discussion on April 25 and 26 hosted by LANSA allowed for a better understanding of value chains as critical to establishing effective connections between agriculture and nutrition. LANSA shared research from South Asia, and explored effective ways to enhance access to nutritious food by the poor, while examining the entire food chain from a value chain perspective.  Read Summary here.
LANSA Organised a Block Level Agri-Nutrition Stakeholder Consultation at Karanja, Wardha, Maharashtra
M S Swaminathan Research Foundation under the LANSA programme along with TATA Trusts and in collaboration with the Office of the Block Development Officer (BDO) in Karanja block, Wardha district, Maharashtra, organised a consultation on 'Farming System for Nutrition to address Malnutrition' on Tuesday, 9th May, 2017. The meeting brought together several stakeholders from agriculture and nutrition, and witnessed the sharing of ideas and experiences. Insights from...
LANSA Organised a Block Level Agri-Nutrition Stakeholder Consultation at Arvi, Wardha, Maharashtra
M S Swaminathan Research Foundation under the LANSA programme along with TATA Trusts and in collaboration with the Office of the Block Development Officer (BDO) in Arvi, Wardha district, Maharashtra, organised a consultation on 'Farming System for Nutrition to address Malnutrition' on Friday, 12th May, 2017. The meeting brought together several stakeholders from agriculture and nutrition, and witnessed the sharing of ideas and experiences. Insights from MSSRF...
LANSA organised a Block level agri-nutrition Stakeholder Consultation at Boipariguda, Koraput, Odisha
M S Swaminathan Research Foundation under the LANSA programme along with TATA Trusts and in collaboration with the Office of the Block Development Officer (BDO) in Boipariguda, Koraput district, Odisha, organised a consultation on 'Farming System for Nutrition to address Malnutrition' on Thursday, 27 April, 2017. The meeting brought together several stakeholders from agriculture and nutrition, and witnessed the sharing of ideas and experiences. Insights from MSSRF...
Engaging with Odisha state-level agri-nutrition stakeholders for policy insights
 The M S Swaminathan Research Foundation organised a consultation to share and discuss policy insights from the Farming System for Nutrition (FSN) study on-going under LANSA. The event took place at IMAGE conference Hall, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India, on March 22, 2017. The LANSA short animation film on  'South Asia: Women in Agriculture - The Nutrition Connection' was also screened on the occasion.You can read our blog and full report on the...
Will you #BeBoldForChange?
To commemorate International Women's Day 2017, LANSA organised a seminar-discussion at MSSRF, Chennai, on what action would bring desired policy change for women involved in agriculture in India on March 10. LANSA launched its first short animation film - 'South Asia: Women in Agriculture - the Nutrition Connection' to set the tone for meaningful discussion. Findings from FAO data shows that half the world’s farmers are women, and in South Asia women are involved in...

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