Food Security and Nutrition Network

Nutrition and Agriculture Linkages

This forum is for discussions on the topic of nutrition-sensitive agricultural projects for food security projects - especially those that are Title II, Food-for-Peace funded. 

If you're interested in this topic, then you might find these useful:

  • Interest Group. Learn about the Nutrition and Agriculture Linkages in African Network (NALAN). >>
  • Resource Library. View agriculture tools and guides for implementers. >>

Hiring: Nutrition Advisor (Chemonics International - FEWS NET)

Posted: 29 Jul 2016 by Chemonics Recruiter
Last Post: 29 Jul 2016 by by Chemonics Recruiter

Chemonics seeks a nutrition advisor to support the USAID‐funded Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET). The...


Ag-Nutrition Linkages in Emergencies

Posted: 18 Aug 2014 by Patrick Coonan
Last Post: 18 Aug 2014 by by Patrick Coonan

A few weeks ago, I interviewed one of our NALAN members, Alexandra Rutishauser-Perera, Roving Nutrition Advisor in the...


Postharvest in Horticulture:Reducing losses and improving quality to capture high-value crops When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m...


Engaging Men and Boys in Food and Nutrition Security

Posted: 14 May 2014 by Patrick Coonan
Last Post: 14 May 2014 by by jnicholson77

I wanted to share out information about the third in a series of webinars co-hosted by SPRING and TOPS and focused on Men...


SPRING and TOPS webinar on women's empowerment and men's engagement in agriculture and nutrition

Posted: 24 Mar 2014 by Patrick Coonan
Last Post: 24 Mar 2014 by by Patrick Coonan

I thought some of you NALAN members might be interested in this webinar series titled, "Women's Empowerment and Men's...


Announcement of international nutrition courses with fellowships opportunities - Wageningen UR

Posted: 19 Mar 2014 by aafkenijhuis
Last Post: 19 Mar 2014 by by Dick Tinsley

The Food and Nutrition Security Training programme of the Centre for Development Innovation - Wageningen UR is pleased to...


Watch the webinar on integrating gender and SBC into ag-nutrition projects

Posted: 13 Dec 2013 by Patrick Coonan
Last Post: 13 Dec 2013 by by Patrick Coonan

This past week we held a Web event with member of our NALAN group on integrating gender and social and behavioral change...


Scarcity: Why Having So Little Means So Much

Posted: 21 Nov 2013 by kmacd
Last Post: 10 Dec 2013 by by Patrick Coonan

I just finished a fascinating book on scarcity. It's called Scarcity:Why Having Too Little Means So Much. A review of the...


Join us for the first NALAN web event on December 10

Posted: 25 Nov 2013 by ECarlberg
Last Post: 9 Dec 2013 by by Patrick Coonan

Colleagues - Are you interested in hearing examples of how food security and nutrition implementers have integrated...


Webinar on Community-led Video for Improved Agriculture and Nutrition - December 17th

Posted: 6 Dec 2013 by jnicholson77
Last Post: 7 Dec 2013 by by Paul Sommers

Dear NALAN Colleagues:In learning more about agriculture and nutrition linkages over the past year, a common refrain I've...


On "How to Feed the World"

Posted: 25 Oct 2013 by Patrick Coonan
Last Post: 10 Nov 2013 by by kmacd

Some of you might be interested in this article from New York Times columnist, Mark Bittman - "How to Feed the World."...


Messaging to Ag Extentionists on IYCN Practices

Posted: 3 Jun 2013 by KLadd
Last Post: 26 Sep 2013 by by KLadd

It is important to remember that Ag extentionist are aggies not nutritionist.  Not to say there is not some room for...


Weather Data to Support Agriculture and Nutrition Based Programs in Africa

Posted: 10 Sep 2013 by l.leighty
Last Post: 10 Sep 2013 by by l.leighty

Greetings NALAN members,I'm writing to introduce the aWhere Platform, which offers free, interactive access to localized...


September 5 Webinar: Improving Nutrition in Senegal through “Nutrition-led Agriculture”

Posted: 20 Aug 2013 by jnicholson77
Last Post: 20 Aug 2013 by by jnicholson77

Greetings NALAN Members:I thought this upcoming webinar might be of particular interest to some of you. In addition to...


Nutritious Agriculture by Design: A Tool for Program Planning

Posted: 21 Apr 2013 by kmacd
Last Post: 26 Apr 2013 by by Patrick Coonan

Hello NALAN!I recently went to a presentation on this decision tool developed through GAIN, IDS and USAID. It is designed...


Rapid Tools for Poverty Assessment - Suitable for Impact Evaluation?

Posted: 17 Jan 2013 by clintonsears
Last Post: 1 Mar 2013 by by clintonsears

Hi NALAN!!I'm excited to join the discussions...I've been following FSN Network for a while but haven't started any...


USAID Bureau of Food Security seeking a nutritionist

Posted: 22 Feb 2013 by joanwhelan
Last Post: 22 Feb 2013 by by joanwhelan

 Dear colleagues, It seems there may be some experienced nutritionists out there, and given the Bureau of Food...


Document: Prioritizing Nutrition in Agriculture and Rural Development

Posted: 5 Dec 2012 by kmacd
Last Post: 5 Dec 2012 by by kmacd

Hello NALAN,This is a document that I thought would be relevant to all of you. The following is a discussion paper...


Agrilinks Hosting #AskAg Twitter Chat 12/6 from 2-3 EST

Posted: 5 Dec 2012 by kmacd
Last Post: 5 Dec 2012 by by kmacd

I thought this information would be relevant to this group. Agrilinks is hosting an Twitter Chat tomorrow, December 6th...


Reaching Adolescents

Posted: 7 Nov 2012 by atavares
Last Post: 29 Nov 2012 by by ktabaj

Hi!I am trying to design a program to reach out of school adolescents with nutrition messaging inside a larger food...


Agriculture and Nutrition Sessions from the FSN Network Knowledge Sharing Meeting in WDC

Posted: 29 Nov 2012 by kmacd
Last Post: 29 Nov 2012 by by kmacd

Hello NALAN!I hope this note finds you well. I wanted to draw your attention to some of the sessions Agriculture and...


Regional Nutrition Team Leader- Africa - Cornell Job posting

Posted: 28 Nov 2012 by joanwhelan
Last Post: 28 Nov 2012 by by joanwhelan

For those on the nutrition side of the Ag-Nutrition fence, Suzanne Gervais from Cornell asked that this job posting be...


Looking for example questionnaires on common Ag practices

Posted: 4 Oct 2012 by BKittle
Last Post: 7 Oct 2012 by by Paul Sommers

 Greetings! I am developing a curriculum on how to design and implement at doer/non-doer/Barrier Analysis...


Guidelines on kitchen garden

Posted: 21 Sep 2012 by Alexandra Rutis...
Last Post: 3 Oct 2012 by by kmacd

Dear all,It has been a long time since we didn't hear from each other and I hope you are all doing well...I wanted to ask...