9th class Leland Fellow, Rachel Gilbert, briefly addresses how the 2025 Forum on “Moving from Relief to Resilience” will address the issues and challenges that Malawi will face while striving towards resilience in all spheres of development in this blog post.
Blog: Lessons from Compact2025 Forum, Relief to Resilience
9th class Leland Fellow, Rachel Gilbert, authored this blog post on how the Compact2025 Forum progressed in their discussion on how to effectively accelerate Malawi from a food relief to a food secure and resilient nation. Compact2025 focused on discussing … Read more
Blog: Malawi 2017 Hunger Index
9th Class Leland Fellow, Rachel Gilbert, wrote this blog post discussing the Global Hunger Index (GHI) and the role it plays in tracking hunger at not only a global level, but also at a regional and national level. The blog post … Read more
Tanner Roark, a native of Oklahoma, completed his undergraduate degree in Cultural Anthropology at Oklahoma Baptist University and his Masters of International Agriculture at Oklahoma State University. His masters research focused on the influence of agroecology in small scale farming communities in East Africa. Tanner conducted his field work in … Read more
Rachel Gilbert graduated from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy in 2017 with a M.Sc. in Agriculture, Food and Environment. Rachel also completed the Water: Systems, Science and Society Certificate while at Friedman. Prior to beginning the Masters program, Rachel worked at the Small Planet Institute, conducting research … Read more
Host Organization: International Food Policy Research Institute First Year Placement Based in Lilongwe, Malawi, Rachel worked as a Communications and Research Assistant at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). Rachel provided support for high-level events such as the Compact2025 … Read more
IMPROVING COMPLEMENTARY FEEDING DURING THE LEAN SEASON: Results of a trials of improved practices study in the Mchinji District, Malawi
This poster was presented at the World Nutrition Congress 2016 (August 30-September 2) in Cape Town, South Africa.
Poster: Improving Complementary Feeding During the Lean Season
This poster was presented at the Agriculture for Nutrition and Health Academy Week in Addis Ababa, June 20-24, 2016.
Research Summary: Infant and young child feeding practices
In collaboration with the Government of the Republic of Malawi and Emory University, Concern Worldwide evaluated infant and young child feeding practices and the feasibility, acceptability and cultural appropriateness of a practical feeding toolkit to improve complementary feeding practices in the Mchinji District. … Read more
Poster: Demystifying the Pathways of Impact of a Livestock Transfer Program on Household Resilience & Food Security in Malawi
This poster, which shows findings from research Jennie Lane conducted during her field year with Land O’Lakes International Development Division, won Best Poster at the 1st Annual Agriculture for Nutrition and Health Academy Week in Addis Ababa, June 20-24, 2016.
PPT Presentation: Referral system learning workshop in Karonga, Malawi
Zach developed this PowerPoint presentation while leading a two-day referral system learning workshop for stakeholders in Karonga, Malawi from April 14-15, 2015. The workshop formally marked the end of project engagement in Karonga, and its objective was to provide resources … Read more
8th Class, 2015-2017 Policy Placement: Concern Worldwide; Dublin, Ireland Based in Dublin, Ireland Meghan worked within Concern World wide’s International Advocacy Team to improve global and national policy and practice related to hunger and nutrition. As Nutrition Advocacy Officer, Meghan’s … Read more
Jennie, a native of upstate New York, graduated from Michigan State University, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007 and spent six years practicing equine and small animal medicine in Pennsylvania and Delaware. Her work with working equines as a veterinarian in developing countries around the world, including the Dominican Republic, India, … Read more
Policy Placement: Land O’Lakes International Development Division; Washington, DC Working from the Washington DC office, Jennie provided a diverse range of technical assistance and expertise for Land O’Lakes International Development. Priority tasks included leadership of a year long learning series on … Read more
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