Monthly Archives: February 2019

Launching today—CGIAR Antimicrobial Resistance Hub

Originally posted on ILRI news:
Launching today in Kenya is a CGIAR AMR Hub for powering global, national and local partnerships to help stem the global rise of drug-resistant pathogens that is increasingly putting public health at risk. This morning…

Posted in Poverty, Hunger, Malnutrition | Leave a comment

New research partnership to tackle the global problem of #antimicrobialresistance

Originally posted on AgHealth:
Sheep market in Doyogena, Ethiopia (photo credit: ILRI/Zerihun Sewunet). To tackle a growing problem of rising antimicrobial resistance in low- and middle-income countries, CGIAR, a global research partnership for a food-secure future, is forming an international…

Posted in Poverty, Hunger, Malnutrition | Leave a comment

Diversified Agri-food Systems: Bastions of biodiversity, nutrition and resilience

Originally posted on THE GFAR BLOG:
According to The State of the Food Security and Nutrition in the World released last year (SOFI 2018), global hunger and malnutrition has increased considerably since 2016, reaching 821 million undernourished people – approximately…

Posted in Poverty, Hunger, Malnutrition | 1 Comment

FAO sets the record straight–86% of livestock feed is inedible by humans

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
Cow Jar, by Jean Dubuffet, 1943. As the media frenzy caused by a ‘planetary health diet’ proposed in a new report from an EAT-Lancet commission this month continues, it is perhaps timely to recall that the…

Posted in Poverty, Hunger, Malnutrition | Leave a comment

Are we eating less meat?—Oxford Martin School fellow Hannah Ritchie confirms ‘No’

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
Broken Record Alert: People WILL NOT change their diets for environmental reasons. No matter how often we hear “EAT LESS MEAT” we eat more meat when we can afford it, because we like it. @HannahRitchie02…

Posted in Poverty, Hunger, Malnutrition | Leave a comment

Where nutrients and protein sourced from livestock remain vital—Crawford Fund

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
Standing Child (Stehendes Kind) by Erich Heckel, 1910. ‘Coinciding with the launch of the EAT-Lancet “Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food Systems” report, Dr Colin Chartres, the [Crawford] Fund’s CEO, . . . discusses the importance…

Posted in Poverty, Hunger, Malnutrition | Leave a comment