Stakeholder Engagement Events
LANSA celebrates National Nutrition Week 2016
An online campaign and two community based activities was organised by LANSA to celebrate National Nutrition Week 2016. The theme of this year's National Nutrition Week 2016 was 'Life cycle approach for better Nutrition'.The campaign was from September 1 to September 7, 2016. Professor M S Swaminathan wrote an introduction blog to mark National Nutrition Week 2016. 
LANSA-BRAC knowledge sharing seminar held in Dhaka
The LANSA-BRAC knowledge sharing half-day seminar on ‘Nexus between Agriculture and Nutrition: Bangladesh Case’ was held on September 6, 2016 at the BRAC headquarters in Dhaka. Mohammad Moinuddin Abdullah, Secretary of Agriculture was the chief guest and the session was chaired by Andrew Jenkins, Head of Impact Assessment Unit of BRAC. Abdul Bayes, Director of the Research and Evaluation Division of BRAC and leads the LANSA-BRAC team in Bangladesh gave the...
LANSA 'Gender- Nutrition' e-discussion on FAO'S FSN FORUM
The LANSA - FAO online global discussion ended on July 15 with more than 90 participants contributing richly to the FSN Forum platform. The discussion was on how gender-relations in agriculture can be transformed by recognising women's work and the implication on her well-being and child nutrition.The LANSA blog on what the benefits, challenges and trade-offs are for...
LANSA-MSSRF India national policy meet endorsed urgency to tackle undernutrition
M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) , lead institution of the research programme consortium Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA) in collaboration with Coalition for Food and Nutrition Security (CFNS) organised a National Public Policy Consultation on 'Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in India' on July 29, 2016 in New Delhi.The high-level consultation brought together several dignitaries representing key policy-makers,...
LANSA has its first stakeholder event in Afghanistan
Stakeholders are critical to the success of LANSA’s research programme and thus in collaboration with Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU), LANSA facilitated a knowledge-sharing multi-sectoral stakeholder event in Kabul, Afghanistan on April 25. The consultation was a half-day dialogue with LANSA research and stakeholder interview summaries presented to key agri-nutrition stakeholders in Afghanistan. The event was widely attended with participation from Kabul and four...
LANSA celebrated International Women's Day
LANSA organised a social media campaign on Facebook and Twitter on the 2016 theme 'gender equality' on March 8 using #IWD2016 to recognise women's work in agriculture and the impact on nutrition. The messages were from LANSA's research evidence on gender-related studies in the context of agriculture-nutrition in South Asia. The aim of the campaign was to create awareness to resonate with the overall theme of 'gender equality'.For key messages from LANSA evidence: view...
Awareness campaign at Wardha villages for World Toilet Day
Unhygienic defecation practice could eventually lead to communicable diseases like Diarrhea and other illness, and could even result in death.On World Toilet Day November 19, to create awareness on the 2015 UN theme - 'Toilet and Nutrition', LANSA MSSRF team at Wardha organised an awareness campaign in the Farming System for Nutrition study villages. The objective of the campaign was to create awareness on construction and use of toilets in...
LANSA's online campaign for U N World Food Day 2015
To commemorate the 2015 U N World Food Day, on October 16, LANSA research uptake ran a series of key messages on its social media channels, and researchers wrote blog posts to underline the important role social protection plays in reducing chronic food insecurity and poverty. 4 LANSA blogs on Social Protection and Agriculture in South Asia   The 2015 theme: Social Protection and Agriculture - breaking the cycle of rural poverty - resonated well with the LANSA...
LANSA-MSSRF showcase research work at NSI Conference in India
Researchers from the LANSA-MSSRF team participated in the Nutrition Society of India's 47th Annual National Conference at National Institute of Nutrition in Hyderabad, India, on October 9 and 10. With the Conference theme - 'Link between Nutrition and Agriculture: the Connect and the Disconnect' so close to LANSA's work in South Asia, MSSRF-LANSA not only presented two research study poster-presentations during the national conference, but...
LANSA Public Forum: ‘Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition and Health’
September 14, 2015 at M S Swaminathan Research Foundation, Chennai, India - a reportLeveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA) organised a Public Forum at MSSRF Chennai, India to build awareness on how agriculture has a reflection on nutrition and health, especially in the case of women and children, in the South Asia region. The topic for discussion ‘Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition and Health’ saw many eminent speakers from around the world participate.What...

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