Do we really need to make our research findings known?

Author : Sangeetha Rajeesh
Published Date : Sunday, July 9, 2017
Many ‘traditional’ researchers would say: “of course not!” But, times are changing and so must our outlook. The ‘Research Uptake – What is it, why bother, and are you good at it?’ lightening learning lab session on July 9 will nudge out the ‘Uptake’ characteristic in you!A lot of money goes into research studies and there are many publications to prove this investment, nevertheless, the question that begs considering is – has our...

Gaining knowledge and insight into nutrition research from ANH

Author : D J Nithya
Published Date : Friday, July 7, 2017
Climatic-environmental conditions have an enormous influence on the agricultural cycle, and the economy of rural households in developing countries depends of this. Populations suffer from seasonal energy stress due to fluctuations in access to food, or increased energy expenditure needed for peak agricultural work. Seasonality stands recognised as a constraint to agricultural production, as well as household food and nutrition security. The latter directly reflects on the nutritional status of...

Making linkages possible for South Asia researchers

Author : S Raju
Published Date : Thursday, July 6, 2017
Millets are nutri-cereals, rich in micronutrients, and high in dietary fibre content. In recent past days, the production of millets has come down and so is the consumption of millets. In order to make the millets available to the population, the Government of India (under National Food Security Act (NFSA) 2013) announced to distribute millets through Public Distribution System (PDS).Presenting from India at ANH Academy WeekAt the mini-poster session, I will present on consumption patterns of...

Look forward to valuable feedback from ANH Academy Week

Author : Priya Rampal
Published Date : Tuesday, July 4, 2017
As we aware, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are aimed at reducing hunger and poverty, as well as promoting health and nutrition. My mini-poster presentation at ANH Academy Week while being in line with Research Question under Pillar 2.1 of LANSA programme - How do policies and strategies influence poverty and the nutrition impact of agriculture? –will be a snapshot on the production and consumption of pulses in India and the connection to achieving the SDGs.My...


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