New challenges for commodity certification

24 July 2017 | Category: Food policy

At the recent conference of the ISEAL Alliance in Zurich, I was invited to join a panel discussion on the effectiveness of standards and certification for reinforcing tropical supply chains. Based on a wide range of serious impact studies and other evidence, the general insight that commodity certification provides some…

Key challenges for reinforcing food and nutrition security

Food and nutrition security
20 July 2017 | Category: Food security

The international research and practice communities working at the interface of agriculture, nutrition and health convened this summer at the Agriculture Nutrition & Health Academy (sponsored by IMMANA and DFID) and during the Feed-the-Future Innovation Lab (sponsored by USAID) in Kathmandu, Nepal. It was a real honour and rich learning…