In early May, IFPRI-Bangladesh is organizing a seminar on "Food Systems and Nutrition in Bangladesh" jointly with Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), the Embassy of Kingdom of the Netherlands, icddr,b World Food Programme, FAO, and UNICEF. The purpose of the seminar is to engage policymakers, development partners, UN agencies, civil society organisations, academia, and private read more
Africa faces a triple burden of malnutrition: highly prevalent chronic malnutrition characterised by stunting; widespread micronutrient deficiencies; and rapidly increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity and related non-communicable diseases like high blood pressure and diabetes.
Participation in household decisions and control over assets are often used as indicators of bargaining power. Yet spouses do not necessarily provide the same answers to questions about these topics. In their discussion paper “He says, she says: Exploring patterns of spousal agreement in Bangladesh”, authors Kate Ambler, Cheryl Doss, Caitlin Kieran, and Simone Passarelli read more
News Power station’s heat allows unique fish farm in Karaganda (19 April 2017 Astana Times) Natur Produkt farm has been culturing rainbow trout at the Topar Lake 40 kilometers from Karaganda since last year. Close proximity to the Karaganda GRES 2 power station creates unique conditions for fish culturists; thermal release from the power station’s read more