Welcome to the Nutrition Innovation Lab
2nd Joint National Agricultural Research Organization & Makerere University (NARO-MAK) & 1st Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Nutrition Annual Scientific Symposium
Research for Innovative Agri-Food Systems and Nutrition. The conference will be held in Kampala at Speke Resort Munyonyo between 12 – 15 November, 2018. The conference is aimed at providing for the presentation of keynote and scientific papers, and success stories.
6th Annual Scientific Symposium
We are pleased to announce the next Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Nutrition Scientific Symposium: ‘Food, Diets & Nutrition: 25 Years of Progress for Nepal’ will be held on November 27-29, 2018 in Kathmandu.
Mozambique Aflatoxin Study
On October 22nd, NIL in collaboration with Lúrio University (UniLúrio), the National Institute of Health (INS), the Association for Food and Nutrition Security (ANSA), and the University of Georgia, launched a study on the “Evaluation of the Relationship Between Aflatoxin Exposure and Stunting in 10 Districts of Nampula Province, Mozambique”. This project aims to assess the aflatoxin levels in children 6 to 59 months old in Nampula as well as enumerate the association with stunting/height for age in the children. The project is being conducted through buy-in support from the USAID mission in Mozambique. Data collection will be taking place in Nampula Province, specifically in the districs of Angoche, Larde, Malema, Meconta, Mecuburi, Mogovolas, Moma, Monapo, Murrupula e Rapale.