This workshop guide provides guidance for nutrition educators in facilitating nutrition workshops for homeless youth or groups with similar barriers to achieving nutrition goals. It can also be used as a model for creating new workshops with similar structures and … Read more
Increasing Access to Food for Mothers, Infants and Children Receiving Benefits from WIC through Community Partnerships
This community assessment aims to understand the barriers and best practices to alleviating food insecurity among the senior population in Los Angeles County, California. Los Angeles County is currently the most populous county in the U.S. and contains the largest … Read more
Laura’s report outlines four ways in which emergency food programs can help end hunger by partnering with the medical field to provide their clients more services. Additionally, I provide examples of the best work from my field site placement in Chicago and across the country.
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.
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
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
Michelle DeFreese wrote this blog post for the FAO’s International Year of Soils series to highlight iAGRI-funded research showing some promising interventions for reducing soil salinity due to irrigation in northeastern Tanzania. www.fao.org/soils-2015/blog/treatmentsrehabilitatesalinesodicsoilstoproducehighriceyields/en/
6th class Leland Fellow Giselle Aris and 8th class Leland Fellow Jennie Lane collaborated on this article, which outlines Land O’Lakes’ work to create synergy between building livelihoods and nutrition through a focus on women’s participation in value-chains that bring nutritious … Read more
This poster was presented at the Agriculture for Nutrition and Health Academy Week in Addis Ababa, June 20-24, 2016.
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.
Research is leading the effort toward more successful agriculture development through project evaluation and cross-country comparisons aimed at showing policymakers the effectiveness of certain interventions… However, research can only do so much, and political will is “an essential ingredient for elevating food and nutrition security into policy agendas.”…Moving forward, we hope researchers will continue to engage and communicate with policymakers during the design and implementation of policies and programs, focusing on those interventions that offer the greatest potential for improving food security for the world’s poor.