Research Initiatives in Global Food Security

 


Current Projects

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Hugo Melgar-Quiñonez

Global Affairs Canada

GROW: Growing Nutrition for Mothers and Children in Ethiopia

GROW project outcome is to improve the nutritional status of women of reproductive age (15-49) and boys and girls under five in Ethiopia.

Hugo Melgar-Quiñonez

Global Affairs Canada

SANI: The Southern African Nutrition Initiative

Project aims to improve the nutritional status of women of reproductive age (15-49 years) and children under-5 years in Malawi,Mozambique and Zambia

Hugo Melgar-Quiñonez

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

 

Voices of the Hungry

This project aims to assess the experiences of individuals when facing different conditions associated with food insecurity.

Hugo Melgar-Quiñonez

International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and Global Affairs Canada / Canadian International Food Security Research Fund (CIFSRF)

IDRC Project Profile

Expanding adoption of nutritious, disease-resistant potatoes in Colombia

Vijaya Raghavan

International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and Global Affairs Canada / Canadian International Food Security Research Fund (CIFSRF)

IDRC Project Profile

Reducing barriers to millet production and consumption in India

 

Completed Projects

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Valérie Orsat

PROJECT COMPLETED
CIDA/IDRC’s Canadian International Food Security Research Fund

Enhancing food security of rural families through production, processing and value addition of regional staple food grains in India.

Gordon Hickey PROJECT COMPLETED
CIDA/IDRC’s Canadian International Food Security Research Fund
Enhancing Ecologically Resilient Food Security Through Innovative Farming Systems in the Semi-Arid Midlands of Kenya
Leroy Phillip PROJECT COMPLETED
CIDA/IDRC’s Canadian International Food Security Research Fund
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Improving the Nutrition and Health of CARICOM Populations
Ajjamada Kushalappa CIDA/IDRC’s Canadian International Food Security Research Fund

Improving Potato Production for Increased Food Security of Indigenous Communities in Colombia

Humberto Monardes
Hugo Melgar-Quiñonez
CIDA Reducing food insecurity and malnutrition in Guatemala
Grace Marquis Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (FATD)

Building Capacity for Sustainable Livelihoods and Health in Ghana