What we do

To ensure our research has an impact we place special emphasis on capacity strengthening and informing policy and practice

Stronger rice varieties for twenty million farmers
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Innovative research

We are conducting innovative research to discover how agriculture and food-related policies, programmes and interventions can be better designed to improve nutrition. Research Co-Director, VP Singh explains the expected impacts of LANSA research. See it here. 

We have three main research themes, and three cross-cutting themes. Research themes include: nutrition sensitive agriculture, agri-food value chains and enabling environment for nutrition. Find out more...

Strengthen capacity

We are strengthening the capacity of partners to produce high-quality research that meets the needs of stakeholders. We will work with policymakers and other stakeholders to help strengthen their capacity to use, access and demand evidence to inform policies and programmes. Find out more...

Inform policy and practice

We are engaging stakeholders and decision makers so they can inform our research plans. By involving research users from the outset we aim to make sure our studies are both relevant and accessible to them. We are finding out how stakeholders prefer to hear about evidence so that we can tailor our communications accordingly. Find out more...

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Funded by UK DFID

This research has been funded by the UK Government’s Department for International Development; however the views expressed do not necessarily reflect the UK Government’s official policies



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