This poster was presented at the Agriculture for Nutrition and Health Academy Week in Addis Ababa, June 20-24, 2016.
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
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.
8th class Leland Fellow, Michelle DeFreese wrote this blog post profile of Dr. Flavianus Magayane’s role in evaluating iAGRI’s impact on its student participants and his thoughts on the challenges of capturing the impact of investments in human capacity. iAGRI … Read more
The La Alma-Lincoln Park Community Needs Assessment presents data on the current state of hunger in the downtown Denver neighborhood, as well as recommendations to improve food security. This report is designed for local hunger relief organizations and policy makers to understand … Read more
22nd Class, 2015-2016 Field Placement: Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon (Portland, OR) Miru strengthened partnerships with organizations that serve communities of color in Portland. She also co-designed the community engagement plan and contributed to shaping a racial equity lens at PHFO. … Read more
22nd Class, 2015-2016 Field Placement: Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon (Portland, OR) Amy conducted qualitative research on the federal Summer EBT for Children (SEBTC) pilot program. She explored the program’s impact on the lived experiences of participating kids, families, and … Read more
22nd Class, 2015-2016 Field Placement: Mississippi Center for Justice (Jackson, MS) Laurie worked to revitalize the statewide affordable housing coalition, Housing Mississippi, by creating a foundation to sustain their energy and capacity. She conducted a survey of models and best … Read more
Originally from Northwest Florida, Kalena graduated from Louisiana State University in 2014 with degrees in political science and English. After college, Kalena served as an AmeriCorps VISTA in Baton Rouge, LA, where she worked on economic development through “Bank On Baton Rouge,” a program increasing access to banks and credit … Read more
22nd Class, 2015-2016 Field Placement: Detroit Black Community Food Security Network (Detroit, MI) Morgan served as an active comrade in recruiting member/owners for the Detroit People’s Food Co-op, which strives to increase access to high quality food and promote community-based … Read more
22nd Class, 2015-2016 Field Placement: Capuchin Soup Kitchen’s Earthworks Urban Farm (Detroit, MI) Keithlee developed an evaluation tool to strengthen the Earthworks Agricultural Training (EAT) program, an adult training program designed to help community members develop the skills they need … Read more
22nd Class, 2015-2016 Field Placement: Logan Square Neighborhood Association (Chicago, IL) Milanes worked at the Parent Engagement Institute with the Parent Mentor Program, which uses a parent engagement model in schools as a way to close the educational achievement gap … Read more