ANH2018 - General information

3rd Agriculture, Nutrition & Health (ANH) Academy Week

25 - 29 June 2018 - Accra, Ghana


The Agriculture, Nutrition & Health (ANH) Academy will hold its 3rd Annual Agriculture, Nutrition and Health (ANH) Academy Week from 25 – 29 June 2018 in Accra, Ghana.  We invite the global community of researchers and research users to participate in this event.

The ANH Academy Week programme will feature Learning Labs (training workshops) offered by ANH Academy partners, a scientific Research Conference with invited papers, poster and panel sessions, and many opportunities for networking with other researchers and research-users. The call for abstracts for presentations at the Research Conference is now closed, but is described below. For more information on ANH Academy Weeks, you are invited to view the reports of our 2016 (pdf) and 2017 (pdf) meetings in Africa and Asia.


Round 2 of registration for the ANH Academy Week is now open.

Visit the registration page for more information

Call for Abstracts

The call for abstract submissions for the scientific Research Conference on research at the nexus of agriculture-food systems and nutrition and health to be held in Accra, Ghana from 25-29 June 2018 is now closed. The conference programme will include invited papers for oral presentations of various formats as well as poster sessions.

Abstracts were called for under the following themes:

1.     Agriculture-food system policies and programmes and nutrition outcomes
2.     Trade, markets and nutrition and health outcomes
3.     Agriculture-food systems, environment, and nutrition and health outcomes
4.     Agriculture-food systems, food safety and human health
5.     Agricultural and infectious disease burden
6.     Innovative methods and metrics in agriculture-food systems and nutrition/health research
7.     Economic evaluation of agriculture-nutrition programmes and policies
8.     Governance and institutions for leveraging agriculture-food system
Note: Gender and equity are crosss-cutting themes

Frequently asked questions

For more information about the event, head over to the FAQs section of our website.

What to expect

By Namukolo Covic, Senior Research Coordinator, A4NH