A five day (June 20 – 24, 2016) Agriculture, Nutrition and Health (ANH) Academy Week organized by Leverhulme Centre for Integrative Research on Agriculture and Health (LCIRAH), the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) – Led by International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the Innovative Metrics and Methods for Agriculture and Nutrition Actions (IMMANA) was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Academy Week brings together and facilitates learning and sharing among community of researchers working in agriculture and food systems, health and nutrition.
The Academy Week events, in Addis Ababa, begin with two days of training sessions – Learning Labs – covering a broad selection of impact measurement methods and skills, as well as sessions focusing on interdisciplinary research and gender sensitive interventions and getting published, among others. The Learning Labs were followed by a three day Scientific Conference on Agri – Health Research. Speakers delivered oral and poster presentations around six major themes: Agriculture and Nutrition Linkages, Agriculture and Sustainable Diets, Health Impacts of Animal Sourced Foods, Women, Households and Nutrition, Markets, Value Chains and Nutrition and Determinants of Diets and Nutrition.