Annual Reports

Nutrition Innovation Lab Annual Report- Year 6

Published: November 2016 Author: Nutrition Innovation Lab
The following are the annual reports of the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Nutrition for the fiscal year 2016 starting October 2015 through September 2016 (“Y6”). The Nutrition Innovation Lab seeks to discover how investments in agriculture can be enhanced to accelerate gains in nutrition, and how policy and program interventions can more effectively integrated to cost-effectively achieve improvements in maternal and child nutrition at scale. It also pursues innovative research at the frontiers of biology and policy, such as exploring the links between aflatoxins...

Nutrition Innovation Lab Annual Reports- Year 5

Published: December 2015 Author: Nutrition Innovation Lab
The following are the annual reports of the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Nutrition for the fiscal year 2015 starting October 2014 through September 2015 (“Y5”). The Nutrition Innovation Lab seeks to discover how investments in agriculture can be enhanced to accelerate gains in nutrition, and how policy and program interventions can more effectively integrated to cost-effectively achieve improvements in maternal and child nutrition at scale. It also pursues innovative research at the frontiers of biology and policy, such as exploring the...

Agriculture, Food Systems, and Nutrition: Connecting the Evidence To Action- The 3rd Annual Scientific Symposium

Published: December 2014 Author: Nutrition Innovation Lab
Briefing from the 3rd Annual Scientific Symposium The Nutrition Innovation Lab’s partner, Johns Hopkins University, in collaboration with the Institute of Medicine and the Nepal Agriculture Research Council, hosted its 3rd annual Scientific Symposium in Kathmandu, Nepal on November 18-20, 2014. The question driving this symposium was simple: how can agriculture improve household food security and nutrition outcomes? Yet the work of understanding the agriculture to nutrition pathway is complex. Building sustainable systems that promote food security, nutrition, and health in Nepal requires the utilization of high-quality, empirical evidence. The...

Nutrition Innovation Lab Annual Reports- Year 4

Published: October 2014 Author: Nutrition Innovation Lab
The following are the annual reports of the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Nutrition for the fiscal year 2014 starting October 2013 through September 2014 (“Y4”). The Nutrition Innovation Lab seeks to discover how investments in agriculture can be enhanced to accelerate gains in nutrition, and how policy and program interventions can more effectively integrated to cost-effectively achieve improvements in maternal and child nutrition at scale. It also pursues innovative research at the frontiers of biology and policy, such as exploring the...

Nutrition Innovation Lab Annual Reports- Year 3

Published: October 2013 Author: Nutrition Innovation Lab
The following are the annual reports of the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Nutrition for the fiscal year 2013 starting October 2012 through September 2013 (“Y3”). The Nutrition Innovation Lab seeks to discover how investments in agriculture can be enhanced to accelerate gains in nutrition, and how policy and program interventions can more effectively integrated to cost-effectively achieve improvements in maternal and child nutrition at scale. It also pursues innovative research at the frontiers of biology and policy, such as exploring...

PoSHAN Community Studies: Asia Baseline Report 2013

Published: October 2013 Authors: Swetha Manohar, Rolf Klemm, R. Rajbhandary , Patrick Webb, Shibani Ghosh, Keith West
1st Annual Panel Survey 2013 The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Nutrition is a USAID funded project implemented by the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University in close collaboration with numerous US and developing country partners. The mission of the Nutrition Innovation Lab is to discover how integrated interventions of agriculture, nutrition and health can achieve large-scale improvements in maternal and child nutrition in Asia and Africa and enhance institutional and human research capacity around agriculture, health...

Uganda Baseline Report: Assessing the Linkage Between Agriculture, Food Security, Nutrition and Health Among Women and Children in Rural Ugandan Households.

Published: October 2013 Author: Nutrition Innovation Lab
This report provides baseline and nationally representative data regarding nutritional and health issues in Uganda, particularly in terms of maternal and child health. Areas of assessment include livestock, malaria, aflatoxin exposure, water access, sanitation, and dietary information

Nutrition Innovation Lab Annual Reports- Year 2

Published: October 2012 Author: Nutrition Innovation Lab
The following are the annual reports of the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Nutrition for the fiscal year 2012 starting October 2011 through September 2012 (“Y2”). The Nutrition Innovation Lab seeks to discover how investments in agriculture can be enhanced to accelerate gains in nutrition, and how policy and program interventions can more effectively integrated to cost-effectively achieve improvements in maternal and child nutrition at scale. It also pursues innovative research at the frontiers of biology and policy, such as exploring...

Nutrition Innovation Lab Annual Reports- Year 1

Published: October 2011 Author: Nutrition Innovation Lab
The following are the annual reports of the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Nutrition for the fiscal year 2011 starting October 2010 through September 2011 (“Y1”). The Nutrition Innovation Lab seeks to discover how investments in agriculture can be enhanced to accelerate gains in nutrition, and how policy and program interventions can more effectively integrated to cost-effectively achieve improvements in maternal and child nutrition at scale. It also pursues innovative research at the frontiers of biology and policy, such as exploring...