Agriculture, Nutrition, and Health: Connecting the Dots | Land Portal

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Date of publication: 
December 2012
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ISBN / Resource ID: 
IFPRI-p15738coll2-127337
Pages: 
8 pages

The agriculture, nutrition, and health nexus came to prominence in 2011. With 1 billion people continuing to suffer from food insecurity, and with vitamin and mineral deficiencies compromising the nutrition and health of billions of people, the international development community began to ask how much more could agriculture do to improve human wellbeing if it explicitly included nutrition and health goals? What kind of changes could maximize agriculture’s contribution to human health and nutrition, and how could improved human health and nutrition contribute to a more productive and sustainable agricultural system?

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Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 

Pandya-Lorch, Rajul; Fritschel, Heidi; Karelina, Zhenya; Yosef, Sivan

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The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) provides research-based policy solutions to sustainably reduce poverty and end hunger and malnutrition in developing countries. Established in 1975, IFPRI currently has more than 500 employees working in over 50 countries. It is a research center of theCGIAR Consortium, a worldwide partnership engaged in agricultural research for development.


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About IFPRI


The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) provides research-based policy solutions to sustainably reduce poverty and end hunger and malnutrition in developing countries. Established in 1975, IFPRI currently has more than 500 employees working in over 50 countries. It is a research center of theCGIAR Consortium, a worldwide partnership engaged in agricultural research for development.


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