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FANRPAN participates in the Inaugural Pan Africa Alliance and Platform on Climate Smart Agriculture Conference

29 May 2015

FANRPAN, with support from COMESA participated in the Inaugural Pan Africa Alliance and Platform on Climate Smart Agriculture Conference. The event was held in Addis Ababa from May 13-15 and brought together over 150 participants from throughout Africa. The event sought to launch the Pan Africa Alliance and Platform on Climate Smart Agriculture.

Technical Discussion Workshop and National Dialogue on Food Standards/Norms Related to Post-harvest Management

29 April 2015 - 30 April 2015

Following the activities of the Global Program for Food Security (GPFS), the technical discussion workshop and the national dialogue on food standards/norms related to post-harvest management took place on 29-30 April 2015, in Maputo. GPFS aims to increase food security for small holder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa by reducing post-harvest losses at farm and community levels.

FANRPAN CEO attends the Federation of Africa Nutrition Societies conference 2015 in Tanzania

25 May 2015 - 29 May 2015

The Federation of Africa Nutrition Societies (FANUS) was established to promote collaboration and capacity-building among Africa-based nutrition scientists and practitioners affiliated with national nutrition societies. During its decade of existence, the Federation has promoted excellence in nutrition leadership through its four-yearly conferences. The 3rd FANUS conference 2015 was held in Arusha, Tanzania bringing together people from a wide array of sectors– including researchers, policy-makers, program implementers, and the private sector who share interest in alleviating malnutrition.

5th Annual LCIRAH conference to be held on the 3rd and 4th of June 2015

02 June 2015

The Leverhulme Centre for Integrative Research on Agriculture and Health (LCIRAH) is hosting its 5th annual research conference, at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, on the 3rd and 4th of June, 2015. The aim is to bring together scholars from different sectors to explore inter-disciplinary approaches to understanding agri-health. This year, the LCIRAH annual conference celebrates its 5th year, providing an opportunity to gather researchers from around the world to examine and reflect critically on what we have learned from agriculture, nutrition and health research in the past five years and what the future research agenda should look like. Research studies presented will fall into one of the following themes: Women and child health outcomes; Behaviour change/consumer acceptance; Innovative metrics & tools; Diversifying local agricultural production & diets; Value chain approaches to nutrition; Nutrition sensitive agriculture policy. FANRPAN will be represented by its CEO, Dr Lindiwe Majele Sibanda.

Agriculture for Nutrition: An AgriDiet Conference

17 July 2015

AgriDiet Conference is to be held in Addis Ababa on 17th July 2015. The focus of the programme is to understand how agriculture impacts on the nutritional status of rural households in areas of high nutritional vulnerability and to identify practices, development policies and interventions that can enhance this impact.

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