Harvesting Nutrition

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Agriculture, Food Security, Nutrition
Africa, Global
Resource Publication Date:
February, 2015
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In collaboration with the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and Save the Children UK, three outstanding projects were selected as winners of the SecureNutrition Knowledge Platform 2013 Harvesting Nutrition Contest. The projects were chosen for bridging the gaps between nutrition, agriculture, and food security, and honored at an event on February 19th, 2015, held at the World Bank. In addition, a technical seminar took place on February 18th, to engage diverse stakeholders working in multisectoral initiatives. The winners of the contest were:

N2 Africa - Most Scalable Approach
RAIN - Greatest Potential Impact on Nutrition
Shamba Shape Up - Most Innovative Approach

See the full range of project case studies that were submitted, and look below for technical resources produced in support of the Harvesting Nutrition contest.

Documentary Videos

N2 Africa 
Shamba Shape Up 

Event Recording

World Bank Live

Documents and Technical Presentations

Keynote speech by Dr. Derek Yach, Executive Director, Vitality Institute 
Winning Project Descriptions (PDF 278KB)
Winning Project Presentations (PDF 3MB)

Social Media and Publicity

Photo blog by Andrea Spray, World Bank
#HarvestingNutrition conversation on Twitter
World Bank Group press release