Nutritionist Ray-yu Yang and Flagship Leader for Enabling Impact Pepijn Schreinemachers participated in a fireside chat on building a nutritious, climate-smart, farmer-friendly food system during the "Roundtable on High Impact and Underrepresented Nutrition-Sensitive Food Systems in South Asia," 17-18 June 2019 in Bangkok, hosted by the World Bank's South Asia Food and Nutrition Security Initiative (SAFANSI).
Training trainers to see nutrition as an aspect of an integrated food system.
Putting nutrients on the table
A light touch at harvest and a bit of culinary skill transform vegetables into nutritious, delicious dishes.
The small village of Djalé, located in the Sikasso region of Mali, is the perfect example of a community determined to overcome malnutrition and poverty.
Join the students at Emmanuel Primary School in Tanzania on a tasty journey to add diversity and nutrition to their diets with vegetables.
A little knowledge about basic nutrition and a few new vegetable recipes can make all the difference in a family's diet.
The World Vegetable Center, in collaboration with the Tropical Vegetable Research Center at Kasetsart University, will provide 250 seed kits and books to local farmers in remembrance of the late H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The kits will contribute towards his majesty's "New Theory in Agriculture" by providing high-quality vegetable seeds to create self-reliant farmers. Each kit contains 9 species of 7 different colors (with 7 unique nutrient profiles) to produce a beautiful, health-promoting garden, as well as a book on how to save the seed of each species.
This study quantifies the impact and cost-effectiveness of training poor rural women in Bangladesh in home gardening and nutrition. We find that the intervention significantly (p < 0.01) increased vegetable production (+16.5 g/person/day), vegetable consumption and the micronutrient supply from the garden.