On 11 August 2017 in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, the Indicators of Affordability of Nutritious Diets in Africa (IANDA) Project held a workshop to convene the Tanzanian agriculture, nutrition, and statistics communities and introduce a suite of new indicators on access to nutritious diets. For more information, see our resource page for the full minutes and report.
On 8 August 2017 in Accra, Ghana, the Indicators of Affordability of Nutritious Diets in Africa (IANDA) Project held a workshop to convene the Ghana agriculture, nutrition, and statistics community and introduce the suite of four indicators developed: the Cost of a Diverse Diet (CoDD), the Cost of Nutrient Adequacy (CoNA), the Cost of a Recommended Diet (CoRD), and the Nutritious food Price Index (NPI). The workshop was attended by members of the Statistics, Research, and Information Directorate of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA-SRID), the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO UN), the University of Ghana, Esoko, among others. For more information on our workshop, please refer to our full workshop minutes and report.
This past July 2017, the IANDA Project had the opportunity to participate in and present at the 2nd Annual ANH Academy Week and 5th Annual FTF-NIL Agriculture-Nutrition Scientific Symposium. During the event, IANDA held one Learning Lab, contributed to the IMMANA symposium and breakout sessions, and gave one oral presentation during the research conference.
We are pleased to officially announce the IANDA Project website to our colleagues and the broader agriculture and nutrition community. We hope that you will enjoy browsing through our website. See below for our announcement:
The IANDA Project had the opportunity to share research progress with the agriculture and nutrition community at the ANH Academy Week, held on June 20-24, 2016 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. During the Determinants of Diets and Nutrition session, IANDA Project Director Dr.
On June 27, 2016, The IANDA Project Team visited the Kariakoo Market in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to observe and discuss food price data collection, along with members of the Kariakoo Market Corporation. Research Economist Dr. Fulgence Mishili and Research Nutritionist Dr. Joyce Kinabo, both faculty at the Sokoine University of Agriculture in Morogoro, Tanzania, facilitated the tour and prompted meaningful discussion on mobile data collection methods, food items included in collection, and quality of food items via price. Vedastus Valentine and Henry Nwejuna, both of the Kariakoo Market Corporation, joined the IANDA Project the following day at our stakeholders and end-users workshop, also in Dar es Salaam.
The IANDA Project Team developed and conducted a half-day workshop in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on 28 June 2016 to convene national and regional food price data stakeholders and end-users. Bringing together individuals from a range of organizations, our workshop featured presentations from the National Bureau of Statistics, the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Mtandao wa Vikundi vya Wakulima Tanzania (MWIVATA), and the East African Grain Council, and participants who represent INGOs, academia, UN agencies, and other governmental institutions.
The IANDA Project Team developed and conducted a half-day workshop in Accra, Ghana on 21 April 2016 to convene national and regional food price data stakeholders and end users. Bringing together individuals from a range of organizations, our workshop featured presentations from the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, the Ghana Statistical Service, and Esoko, and participants who represent other governmental institutions, academia, UN and bilateral agencies.
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