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Agriculture-Nutrition Advantage

The Agriculture-Nutrition Advantage (TANA) project was a study to address malnutrition and hunger. It focused on the linkages between agriculture and nutrition, with an emphasis on the importance of gender in agriculture, in Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, and Uganda. The project analyzed the factors that weakened or strengthened the link between agriculture and nutrition. It also helped form a network among community leaders and stakeholders who could support the link between agriculture and nutrition. The project ran for three years, from 2001 to 2004, and was funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development and carried out jointly by the International Center for Research on Women and the International Food Policy Research Institute. The project’s gender-informed, linked approach provides a broader institutional, social, economic, ...

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