5th LCIRAH Annual Research Conference

3 June 2015 to 4 June 2015
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

The Leverhulme Centre for Integrative Research on Agriculture and Health (LCIRAH) hosted 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 of the conference was to bring together scholars from different sectors to explore inter-disciplinary approaches to understanding agri-health. This year, the LCIRAH annual conference celebrated its 5th year, and provided 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 fell 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 was represented by its CEO, Dr Lindiwe Majele Sibanda.