"Dear Ewan, I am happy to note that you have been following the GAIN Marketplace, please continue and you can find even more information on our newly-launched website by follwoing the links below:
"Having said all the above however, by applying innovative tools and methods to identify nutrient gaps in specific age-cohorts of children, we see that agriculture alone will not always provide all the micronutrients required for a healthy body. In…"
"We also note that many companies are struggling to attract the investment required to support their business innovations. When it comes to investment capital, there is no one size that fits all. Companies require different types of financing…"
"On where are the innovations happenings to support greater supply of and demand for nutritious foods, and what are we learning about what works?
There are a number of incubators / accelerator programs out there today that support interventions…"
"Dear Beth. This is great question because indeed even when these foods are available and thay can afford them, their choices may be not to. However, the greatest number of those at risk and those that are our primary focus for now have no…"
"In order for us to build an enabling environment that supports the availability of diverse and nutritious food items, we at GAIN feel that first of all, thereis need to properly understand the barriers that families and households…"
"Dear Aimee, you are spot on on ensuring that the nutrient-dense foods reach the at-risk populations. The most sustainable way of reaching such populations will still remain through markets. Increasingly, markets are becoming the major sources of…"
"Poor post-harvest handling can often account for a significant loss of nutrients in several food value chains. Lots of cereals and legumes are affected by aflatoxins during storage for example. There is therefore an opportunity at food storage and…"
"At the inputs into food production stage this includes increased use of micronutrient fertilizers, diverse horticultural seeds, nutrient-dense biofortified crop varieties (Orange fleshed sweet potato vines, HQPM seeds, High beta-carotene cassava…"
"On where the greatest opportunities to integrate nutrition into agriculture, I would like to say the following: The agricultural sector, especially in developing economies, is one of the most important sources of livelihood for the majority of the…"
For more than 10 years I have worked with different agriculture-nutrition programs that range from aquaculture promotion for nutriton and income; community production of nutritious foods for markets; research on biodiversity, nutrition and health; working with multiple stakeholders to improve nutrition-sensitivity along the agricultural value chain to ensure better quality and nutrient-dense foods as well as leading the implementation of formative studies and other research types to guide program planning and policy priorities.
Topics on my radar:
Agriculture, Base of the Pyramid, Health, Nutrition, Partnerships, Water
No comments yet!
You need to be a member of Business Fights Poverty to add comments!