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In the run up to ANH2023, we had some communication materials on this page. Our official hashtag was ANH2023.


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Join me at #ANH2023 🌱, @ANH_Academy's annual #foodsystems #agriculture #nutrition #health conference including:
📚Learning Labs: 19-21 June (online) & on 26 June (in Malawi)
🔎Research Conference (27-30 June) 

Register NOW✍️🔗

See you there!🤱🏿👩🏿‍🌾🧑🏿‍💼

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The Agriculture, Nutrition & Health Academy Week (#ANH2023) takes place in Malawi and online this June.

Participation is *FREE* for almost all MALAWIANS 🇲🇼 and for anyone participating fully online.


✅ 19 - 21 June 2023: Learning Labs (online only)

✅ 26 June 2023: Learning Labs (In-person only, Lilongwe)

✅ 27 - 30 June 2023: Research Conference (in-person in Lilongwe and online)

There is 🚨*LIMITED CAPACITY* for in-person participation. Register soon💨 😊to save your place and please pass this on to others who might be interested👥


#ANH2023 website:

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 📢 Registration is NOW open for #ANH2023, the ANH Academy - Agriculture, Nutrition and Health Week. 
ANH2023 takes place in 📍 Malawi and 💻 online, over 2 weeks: 19- 30 June 
🙋🏽‍♂️Learning Labs (online): 19-21 June  
📚Learning Labs (in-person): 26 June 
👩🏿‍💼Research Conference: 27-30 June


#agriculture #nutrition #globalhealth #foodpolicy #genderequity #foodsystems

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Join ANH Academy for their annual conference!

Registration for #ANH2023, the Annual Agriculture, Nutrition and Health Academy Week is now open! The event is organised by the ANH Academy in a hybrid format (online and in-person in Malawi).

The ANH2023 preliminary programme consists of:

•            19 - 21 June 2023: Learning Labs (Online only)

•            26 June 2023: Learning Labs (In-person only, in Lilongwe, Malawi)

•            27 - 30 June 2023: Research Conference (Hybrid: in-person in Lilongwe, Malawi and online)

There is a capacity limit for in-person events in Malawi, so make sure you register as soon as possible. Click here to register now!

The preliminary programme for the second week is now live. Details of the first week of online Learning Labs will follow soon. Stay tuned via the ANH2023 home page!

More information at:


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Twitter handles of partners and co-hosts of ANH2023

Twitter handle

ANH Academy 


Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) 


London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) 


Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University 


Institute for Sustainable Food at University of Sheffield 

@susfoodshef @ScHARRSheffield @sheffielduni 

UK aid/FCDO 

@FCDOAgResearch. @FCDOResearch, @FCDONutrition 

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Malawi Office 


MEALS4NCDs and Food Environment Research Network @meals4ncds 
African Economic Research Consortium


Food Systems for Nutrition Innovation Lab @FoodSysNutrLab


Twitter handles of speakers (26 June 2023) 

Welcome to the learning labs

Plenary learning lab: Political economy of Agri-Nutrition

Using the new women's empowerment metric for water, sanitation, and hygiene (WE WASH)

Exploring micronutrient deficiencies using the open-access, web-based Micronutrient Action Policy Support (MAPS) Tool

ICTs for assessing women's time use, dietary and hand washing practices

Agri-food: a diet modelling software to identify trade-offs and support multi-stakeholder decision-making on how to strengthen local food systems to improve nutrition

Calculating the Cost and Affordability of a Healthy Diet in Malawi

The Global Diet Quality Score Application (GDQS App)

Learning Lab: Reducing food loss and waste in nutrient-dense value chains


Learning Lab: The "Cheat Sheet" for Tracking Consumer Behaviors in Nutrition and Agriculture


Learning Lab: Introduction, guidance and application of a common approach to measure the costs and benefits for an agriculture, nutrition and health program, project, or intervention

  • Carol Levin (University of Washington) @UW
  • Esther Choo @choo_ek (University of Washington) @UW
  • Sagun, K.C. (Helen Keller Intl) @HelenKellerIntl
  • Aisha Twalibu (University of Washington) @UW


Learning lab: Food environment methods, tools, and metrics to support healthy diets in low- and middle-income countries


Learning Lab: Strengthening causal inference from randomized controlled trials of complex interventions


Learning Lab: Metrics for school-aged child growth and development + Perils and pitfalls of anthropometry



Side event: New resources for nutrition analysis using Household Consumption and Expenditure Survey data (Hybrid, in-person and online)


Side event: Multi-Sectoral Approaches Towards Food Systems Strengthening (Online)

IPC open discussion


Side event: A beginner’s guide to developing an Evidence and Gap Map

Twitter handles of speakers (27 June 2023) 


Welcome to the ANH2023 Research Conference

Plenary Keynote:
Kumi Naidoo

Malawi Open Speeches 2023

Mini poster presentations
Poster viewing

Abstract sessions A
Food system governance and political economy

Abstract sessions B
Food system programmes: Impacts, processes and economics: A 

Plenary: Intersecting inequities in agriculture, nutrition and health

Side event: ANH Academy Food Environment Working Group Consultation: Revisiting the ANH-FEWG Food Environment Framework

Side event: Unpacking the determinants of anaemia and adjusting for inflammation (Online)



Side event: Responsive evidence synthesis for agriculture, nutrition, and health policy decisions

  • Charlotte Lane, (3ie)  @3ieNews
  • Julia Hoigt, (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit) @giz_gmbh
  • Deo-Garcias Houndolo @deohoun, (3ie)  @3ieNews
  • Bessie Msusa, (Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, Malawi) @MoFmv
  • Diamuid McClean, (Embassy of Ireland) @IrelandEmbGB

Side events: Interdisciplinary teaching and learning for multisectoral action on malnutrition


Twitter handles of speakers (28 June 2023) 

Side event: Joining the dots towards action on healthy, sustainable and equitable food systems

Side event: INDDEX24 Dietary Assessment Platform: Technology to Improve the Collection and Use of Quantitative Dietary Data

Fireside chats


Mini poster presentations 
Poster viewing

Abstract sessions C
Nutrition in crises and protracted humanitarian contexts

  • Charlotte Lane (3ie) @3ieNews
  • Julia Hoigt (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit, GIZ) @giz_gmbh
  • Deo-Garcias Houndolo (WACIE, International Initiative for Impact Evaluation 3ie) @3ieNews
  • Bessie Msusa  (PRSP Poverty Reduction, Social Reduction, Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, Malawi) @MoFmv
  • Diamuid McClean (Embassy of Ireland) @IrelandEmbGB

Abstract sessions D
Food system progammes: Impacts, processes and economics

  • Thalia Sparling @SparlingThalia, (LSHTM) Medicine @LSHTM
  • Abdoulaye Pedehombga, AfricSante
  • Enrico Mazzoli, (Department of Economics, Engineering, Society and Business Organizations)
  • Tuscia University, (Viterbo, Italy) @unitusviterbo
  • Jackline Odhiambo, (Maseno University) @Maseno_Uni
  • Charlotte Lane, (3ie) @3ieNews
  • Edward Joy, (LSHTM) @LSHTM

Plenary: Agroecology nutrition and planetary health: Benefits, challenges; opportunities, constraints

Side event: Exploring the Potential Benefits of Repurposing Subsidies and Other Forms of Public Support to Agriculture in Africa

Side event: Improving fruit and vegetable intake through bundled food system interventions in urban Vietnam and Nigeria

  • Inge Brouwer (Wageningen University, the Netherlands) @WageningenUR
  • Alan de Brauw  (@adebrauw) (IFPRI)  @IFPRI
  • Mark Lundy @markincolombia (The Alliance)
  • Gennifer Meldrum  (The Alliance)
  • Brice Even (The Alliance) 
  • Folake Samuel  (University of Ibadan, Nigeria) @UniIbadan
  • Yemisi Shittu  (University of Ibadan, Nigeria) @UniIbadan
  • Huong Le Thi  (Hanoi Medical University, Vietnam)  @vnuhcm_info
  • TT Mai (National Institute of Nutrition, Vietnam) @vnuhcm_info
  • Elise Talsma  (Wageningen University, The Netherlands) @ WUR
  • Giulia Pastori  (Wageningen University, The Netherlands) @ WUR


Side event: Nova-UPF Screener: A new tool to monitor and benchmark population diet quality

  • Neha Khandpur (School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo)  @usponline
  • Caroline Costa (Nupens, University of São Paulo) @usponline
  • Suparna Ghosh-Jerath (Public Health Foundation of India) @thePHFI
  • Adama Diouf (Cheikh Anta Diop University-UCAD) @UCAD_Senegal
  • Philippe Belmont (Centre for Epidemiological Research in Nutrition and Health, University of Sao Paulo (Nupens/USP) @NUPENS_USP (USFQ) @ USFQ_Ecuador (PHFI) @thePHFI

Twitter handles of speakers (29 June 2023)

Side event: The Role of Policy in Reducing Malnutrition in sub-Saharan Africa

Going deeper with data and methods

The Global Diet Quality Score (World Veg)

Food systems are gendered (Ramya, Jody, Rachel)

Plenary: Scaling post-farmgate innovations to support healthy diets

Mini poster presentations + Poster viewing

Abstract sessions E
Equity in agriculture, food systems, nutrition and health

  • Priya Bhagowalia, Jawaharlal Nehru University @JNU_official_50
  • Fiona Coleman, Cornell University @Cornell
  • Miriam Berretta, International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) @3ieNews
  • Anna Herforth @AnnaWHerforth, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
  • Purnima Menon @HarvardChanSPH, IFPRI @IFPRI
  • Shally Vishnoi, ICMR-National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad @ICMRNIN

Abstract sessions F
Innovative methods, tools, and metrics

Plenary: Trade, finance & the right to food

  • Thin Lei Win, @thinink Independent journalist on food systems and climate change
  • Karen Hansen-Kuhn, @HansenKuhn Director of Trade and International Strategies, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) @IATP
  • Diwakar Dixit, Counsellor for Agriculture, World Trade Organisation (WTO) @wto
  • Helen Walls, @helenwalls  Associate Professor of Global Health and Food Systems, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) @LSHTM
  • Liz Kimani @Liz_Kimani)  Senior Research Scientist & Lead, Nutrition and Food Systems Unit, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) @aphrc
  • Biraj Patnaik , former Principal Adviser to the Commissioners of the Indian Supreme Court in the Right to food case, India; Director, National Foundation for India @NFI_India

Side event: Malawi post the 2021 UNFSS: Food politics, governance and accountability of food systems actors

  • Maziko Nkhulembe  (Civil Society Agriculture Network) 
  • Sabine Homann-Kee Tui  (International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics
  • Mbumba Jana  (Welt Hunger Hilfe) @Welthungerhilfe
  • Tunsume Mwaibasa, Welthungerhilfe @Welthungerhilfe
  • Thokozani Guta, Civil Society Agriculture Network @CisanetMalawi
  • Sabine Homann, ICRISAT Malawi @ICRISAT
  • Andrew Jamali, National Planning Commission @NPCMalawi
  • Readwell Musopole, Ministry oF Agriculture @moaiwd1
  • Samuel Njoroge, ICRISAT @ICRISAT


Side event:The New FAO Food systems-based dietary guidelines (FAO)

  • Ana Islas Ramos   (FAO) @FAO
  • Paulina Addy  (Ministry of Food and Agriculture Ghana)  @mofaghana1
  • Aleksandra Sanja Martinovic  (Centre of Excellence for Food Safety Risk Assessment-FoodHub, Montenegro)
  • Anabelle Bonvecchio Arenas  (National Institute of Public Health, Mexico)

Side event: Going Deeper With Data And Methods To Improve Understanding Of Food And Nutrition Security Linkages

Side event: Re-Imagining Insect Cuisine and Curriculum Development with Chefs

Twitter handles of speakers (30 June  2023) 

Side event: Contribution of terrestrial animal source food to healthy diets for improved nutrition and health outcomes “an overview of the evidence and gaps with implications for research

  • Patrizia Fracassi   (FAO) @FAO
  • Beate Scherf  (FAO) @FAO
  • Melina Dzowela  @meldzowela)  (FAO) @FAO
  • Mehroosh Tak @_mehr00sh (Independent Consultant)
  • Alex Tung, @tungalex (FAO) @FAO
  • Beate Scherf, (FAO)  @FAO
  • Ti Kian Seow, (FAO) @FAO

Side event: Local food, Health and Nutrition

  • Dorothy Limbanga, (Kusamala Institute of Agriculture and Ecology) @Kusamala
  • Markus Lemke, (Churches Action in Relief and Development)
  • Tendai Saidi, @TendaiMSaidi (Civil Society Network-CISANET) @CisanetMalawi
  • Ester Lupafya, (Soils Food and Healthy Communities-SFHC) @SFHCMalawi
  • Joseph Kalasa , (LUANAR) @Luanarofficial
  • Nozgenji Bilima, (PELUM) @PelumRS
  • Dorothy Limbanga, (Kusamala, Institute of Agriculture and Ecology) @Kusamala
  • Markus Lemke, (Churches Action in Relief and Development)
  • Tendai Saidi, (Civil Society Network-CISANET) @CisanetMalawi
  • Ester Lupafya, (Soils Food and Healthy Communities-SFHC)  @SFHCMalawi
  • Joseph Kalasa, Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) @Luanarofficial
  • Nozgenji Bilima, (PELUM) @PelumRS
  • Elita Banda: (a farmer, community Member)
  • Maxwell Gondwe: (a farmer, community member)
  • Isaiah Phiri, (BioDiversity Initiative) @__Biodiversity

Side event: What Is Food Systems Research? An Example Of Fruits And Vegetables For Healthy Diets In Benin

Plenary: Anticipatory action to avert future crises

  • Guyo Roba  @GuyoMalichaRob1), (International Livestock Research Institute-ILRI) @ILRI
  • Moses Owen Chimphepo, (Director, Department of Disaster Management Affairs -DODMA), @DisasterDept
  • Quraishia Merzouk @QMerzouk , (Integrated Food Security Phase Classification-IPC) @theIPCinfo
  • Guyo Roba, (International Livestock Research Institute -ILRI) @ILRI
  • Moses Owen Chimphepo,(Department of Disaster Management Affairs-DODMA)  @DisasterDept    
  • Chesterman Kumwenda, (FAO) @FAO
  • Lazarus Gonani, (WFP) @WFP_Malawi

Abstract sessions G
Behavioural research related to diets, nutrition and health

  • Ana Deaconu, Canada Research Chair in Nutrition and Health Inequalities, Transnut WHO Collaborating Centre on Nutrition Changes and Development, Centre de Recherche en Sante Publique, (Université de Montreal) @UMontreal
  • Cam Duong, Emory University (International Livestock Research Institute) @ILRI
  • Nidhi Joshi, (Department of Foods and Nutrition, College of Home Science, Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand) @PantUniversity
  • Ian Moore, Tufts University @TuftsUniversity
  • Helen Harris-Fry @HelenFry1, (LSHTM) @LSHTM
  • Jocelyn Boiteau @jocelynboiteau, (Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition) @TataCornell, (Department of Global Development, Cornell University) @Cornell

Abstract sessions H
Environment, Climate change and food systems

Plenary Keynote speech: Anita Chitaya

 Closing ceremony