Leveraging Agriculture for Improving Nutrition and Health: Highlights from an International Conference

Events
Sectors:
Health, Nutrition
Organization:
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Author:
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Region:
Global
Resource Publication Date:
February, 2011
Content Format:
Text

This report summarizes main points and presents highlights from the International Conference, Leveraging Agriculture for Improving Nutrition and Healththat was held in New Delhi on February 10-12, 2011. Specifically, the report outlines main issues related to the linkages between agriculture, nutrition, and health, with a look at the role of growth, the impact of agriculture on nutrition and health, and the impact of nutrition and health on agriculture, the operational levers that influence programs and policies, and concluding with a regional synopsis and recommendations to strengthen the evidence base

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