Linking Agriculture, Nutrition, and Health: Updates from the Feed the Future Nutrition Innovation Labs
To view a recording of this event, please click on the "webinar recording" link at right. Please note - we experienced technical difficulties at the end of the presentation by Shibani Ghosh and the beginning of the presentation by Jeffrey Griffiths. About five minutes of audio were lost during this period. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please enjoy this suite of informative presentations from our colleagues at the Nutrition Innovation Labs!
Colleagues from the Feed the Future Nutrition Innovation Lab presented on their ongoing research in Nepal and Uganda, including some early findings from the first round of data collection in both countries. They touched on how gut biome, aflatoxin, water, and sanitation issues relate to their work on agriculture-nutrition programming.
The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Nutrition is a USAID-funded program implemented by the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University. The mission of the Nutrition Innovation Lab is to discover how integrated interventions of agriculture, nutrition and health can achieve large-scale improvements in maternal and child nutrition in Asia and Africa and enhance institutional and human research capacity around agriculture, health and nutrition in Africa and Asia through graduate level training (MS and PhD) and support for short courses and conferences.
Welcome and Introductions:
Rob Bertram, Director, Office of Agricultural Research and Policy, USAID Bureau for Food Security
Maura Mack, Nutrition Advisor, Office of Agricultural Research and Policy, USAID Bureau for Food Security
Patrick Webb, Tufts University
- Nutrition Innovation Lab Research from Process to Impact
Eileen Kennedy, Tufts University
- Unraveling the Puzzle of Agriculture-Nutrition Linkages
Shibani Ghosh, Tufts University
- Animal-Source Protein and Links to Stunting
Jeffrey Griffiths, Tufts University
- Links between Gut Biome, Aflatoxin, Water, Sanitation, and Nutrition
Jerry Shively, Purdue University
- Agriculture Systems: Importance for Nutrition
Acknowledgements: Thank you to IRG/Engility for providing the technical support to make this webinar possible.