144/155 - Research and Scaling Up Nutritionally Sensitive Agricultural Innovations

Organized by: International Development Research Centre and Global Affairs Canada (Canada)
Track 8: Agriculture, Food Science and Safety
Tuesday 17 October 8.00 - 10.00 h. Room 7 - Retiro C

Chairpersons

Prof. Tim J. Green

Healthy Mothers, Babies and Children Theme. South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute. Australia.

Dr. Annie Wesley

International Development and Research Centre. Canada.


Empowering women and women-headed households through production, nutrition education and consumption strategies: Lessons learned from pulse-based nutrition sensitive agricultural strategies in Southern Ethiopia

Speaker

Prof. Carol Henry

Division of Nutrition and Dietetics. University of Saskatchewan. Canada.


The role of small scale aquaculture and enhanced homestead food production in improving household food security and nutrition

Speaker

Aminuzzaman Talukder

Helen Keller International. Cambodia.


Dietary diversity and scaling up the production of iron and zinc-rich yellow potatoes in Colombia

Speaker

Prof. Sara Eloísa Del Castillo

Department of Nutrition. National University of Colombia. Colombia.


Cost-effectiveness of using sunflower oil fortified with vitamin A: results from Tanzania

Speaker

Nadira Saleh

Project Manager Eastern, Southern and Central Africa. Private Sector Development, Health at Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA), Canada.


Integration of small scale women farmers into agriculture value chains: scaling up small scale food processing (SSFP) for fortified complementary foods: baseline program evaluation results from three provinces in Vietnam

Speaker

Prof. Fiona Yeudall

Associate Professor. Centre for Studies in Food Security. Ryerson University. Canada.


Technology development and scaling up for double fortification of salt with iodine and iron

Speaker

Prof. Venkatesh Mannar

Adjunct Professor. Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry. University of Toronto. Canada.