Nancy Johnson, co-Principal Investigator of GAAP1 and GAAP2 has written a blog on the A4NH Gender-Nutrition Idea Exchange in which she summarizes the key findings from GAAP1 and their implications for agricultural research and development. The post draws on a large body of work from GAAP1 in particular two recently-published synthesis papers authored by Nancy and her colleagues. (Johnson et al 2016; Quisumbing et. al 2015). The blog was originally posted here.
GAAP2 team members Jessica Heckert and Sunny Kim have written a blog for A4NH's Gender-Nutrition Idea Exchange in which they share some highlights of the discussions that took place in the nutrition working group at the GAAP2 Inception Workshop and discuss the development of a nutrition-specifc module within the pro-WEAI. read more...
On International Women’s Day 2016, IFPRI is highlighting the role of data and evidence to empower women in Bangladesh, with a series of blogs and interviews.
- Agnes Quisumbing writes on how findings from a survey in Bangladesh which used the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) inspired policymakers to pilot an integrated agriculture program which aims to empower women and improve nutrition. The program titled “Orienting Agriculture Toward Improved Nutrition and Women’s Empowerment”, better known as ANGeL (Agriculture, Nutrition and Gender Linkages), is being implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture in Bangladesh with technical assistance from Helen Keller International and IFPRI and is part of the GAAP2 portfolio. The full blog can be read here.