Agriculture and nutrition: what does the evidence show?

Abstract

This presentation shows how agriculture affects nutrition pathways, what is known about the role/contribution of agriculture in improving nutrition (summarising published evidence and systematic reveiws) and identifies gaps in evidence and how to address them. It illustrates the theme using 3 examples for Biofortification (Mozambique and Uganda), Homestead food production programs( Uganda and Rwanda), and Nutrition-sensitive value chains (Bangaldesh). Reference lists included.

Citation

Gillespie, S. Agriculture and nutrition: what does the evidence show? Presented at "Meeting of the Minds on Nutrition Impact of Food Systems”, United Nations Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN). (2013)

Agriculture and nutrition: what does the evidence show?

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