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The Agriculture, Nutrition & Health (ANH) in Addis

Date and Time: 

Monday, June 20, 2016 - 09:00 to Friday, June 24, 2016 - 17:00

The Agriculture, Nutrition & Health (ANH) Academy invites the global community of ANH researchers and users of this research to the first ANH Academy Week to be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 20-24 June 2016.

About the ANH Academy Week

The ANH Academy Week will be an annual event, expanding on the successful history of the five Leverhulme Centre for Integrative Research on Agriculture and Health (LCIRAH) conferences and events and activities by CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) and Innovative Methods and Metrics for Agriculture and Nutrition Action (IMMANA).  

The goal of the ANH Academy Week is to facilitate learning and sharing among the global community of interdisciplinary researchers and research-users working on agriculture and food systems for improved nutrition and health. The first ANH Academy Week is to be held in Addis Ababa to facilitate participation and engagement of the African research and research-user communities with participants from around the world.

Programme

A preliminary programme is now available

The ANH Academy Week programme will feature contributions from a diverse set of ANH Academy partners and with the oversight of an International Steering Committee, including:

1)    Conference on Agri-Health Research. The call for abstracts is now open
2)    Learning Labs (training workshops) offered by ANH Academy partners
3)    Events led by ANH Academy partner organisations
4)    Opportunities for networking

Call for abstracts

A call for abstracts for those willing to present at the Research Conference is now open. Abstracts can be submitted by 13 March 2016.
Download the template
Download the call for abstracts

Who should attend

The ANH Academy Week will be open to researchers as well as users of research in NGOs or government departments from any country of the world. 
The event will aim to attract a fully international audience. To facilitate the participation of researchers from low and middle income countries, travel bursaries will be offered on a competitive basis.

Venue

The event will be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Details will be provided closer to the date. 

Travel, accommodation and funding

The conference will be free of charge. Conference participants will need to cover the cost of their travel and accommodation. 

Up to 15 travel bursaries will be offered to participants from low and middle income countries on a competitive basis. Applications will open in spring 2016.

Registration

Online registration will open in spring 2016.

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