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A4NH flagship 3: Food safety

Food safety is moving rapidly up the development agenda as major new studies reveal its severely under-estimated importance. Foodborne disease is responsible for an enormous health burden and negative livelihood, nutritional, and economic impacts.…

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A4NH flagship 1: Food systems for healthier diets

Governments, businesses, and civil society groups increasingly realize the important need of supporting food systems to produce and supply diverse, nutritious, and safe foods for healthy lives. Flagship 1 responds to concerns about global diet trends…

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A4NH flagship 5: Improving human health

Agriculture enhances access to food and improves livelihoods, but in some cases, may also be linked with increased risks of disease transmission. Historically, CGIAR research has explored agriculture and health interactions related to irrigation and…

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A4NH flagship 2: Biofortification

Micronutrient deficiency affects approximately 2 billion people globally and is caused by poor-quality diets resulting in low intakes of key micronutrients. Children who are micronutrient deficient in early childhood are at a much higher risk of…

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IFPRI's nutrition research in West Africa at a glance

Our research aims to improve nutrition by understanding and addressing both the direct determinants of malnutrition (such as diets, caregiving and feeding practices, and health) and the underlying contributors (such as income, food security,…

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Chinese investment in Ghana’s manufacturing sector

This paper uses Ghana as a case study to illustrate the extent to which Chinese manufacturing firms are driving manufacturing in an African country. Through a combination of desktop and field research, the author finds that the total number of Chinese…

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