The second edition of the NARO-MAK International scientific conference slated for 12 – 15 November 2018 at Speke Resort Munyonyo, Kampala is being organized under the Theme: RESEARCH FOR INNOVATIVE AGRI-FOOD SYSTEMS AND NUTRITION. This conference will bring together international scholars working in the fields of agriculture and nutrition.
On October 22nd, Nutrition Innovation Lab 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 took place in Nampula Province, specifically in the districs of Angoche, Larde, Malema, Meconta, Mecuburi, Mogovolas, Moma, Monapo, Murrupula e Rapale.
The official launch took place on October 22nd.
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.
A two week nutrition course held at the St. John’s Research Institute.
The Feed the Future Nutrition Innovation Lab is pleased to announce the launch of the, first ever, Malawian Food Composition Table. The developmental of the food composition table is a product of collaborative efforts with the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR), South Africa Medical Research Council, and the Government of Malawi,through the Department of Nutrition, HIV and AIDS. Soon, regional and Malawian, health professionals, food manufacturers, and residents will have available, for the first time, the nutrient profile for all Malawian foods. The Food Composition Table is yet another tool to help improve the nutritional profile for all Malawian.
Global week is a series of events and activities designed to showcase and celebrate the global engagement and learning of faculty, students and staff.
The Feed the Future Nutrition Innovation Lab will be presenting an enlightening session on the research that is being conducted around the world. More details to follow.
The Second Annual Workshop in Nepal is being hosted by the Feed the Future Nutrition Innovation Lab and Tufts University, as part of its ongoing support of institutional and human research capacity building around agriculture, health and nutrition in Nepal. More details to follow.