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Agriculture-Nutrition Scientific Symposium

Jul. 09, 2017 - Jul. 13, 2017

The ANH Academy in partnership with the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Nutrition will jointly host the 2nd Annual ANH Academy Week and the 5th Annual Feed the Future Nutrition Innovation Lab Agriculture-Nutrition Scientific Symposium on 9-13 July 2017 in Kathmandu, Nepal.  

Deadline for abstract submission: 22 March 2017. 


The ANH Academy Week and the Nutrition Innovation's lab are annual events with the aim to facilitate the sharing and learning of evidence on linkages between agriculture and food systems for improved nutrition and health and linkages and disconnects along the agriculture-nutrition pathway.  

The joint ANH-Nutrition Innovation Lab programme will feature contributions from a diverse set of ANH Academy partners, Nutrition Innovation Lab partners, Nepali researchers and students with the oversight of an International Steering Committee, including:

  • Learning Labs (training workshops) offered by ANH and Nutrition Innovation Lab co-hosts
  • A scientific symposium on Agri-Health Research with call of abstracts for global and Nepal based research in the realm of agriculture, nutrition and health (call for abstracts now open- see below).
  • Events led by ANH and the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Nutrition
  • Opportunities for networking

The call for abstracts is open. Authors should submit abstracts through the electronic submissions portal by 22th March 2017.

The ANH Academy is offering up to 15 bursaries to presenters from developing countries including Nepal, to contribute towards travel costs and accommodation. Application for bursaries will open after the abstracts have been selected for oral and poster presentations.

When: 09-13 July 2017
Where: Kathmandu, Nepal