LANSA Online Discussion Summary

This report summarizes an online discussion event held April 25-26 2017, hosted by Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia. The LANSA agri-food value chains research teams have been investigating the effectiveness of different routes for delivering high-quality nutrient-dense food to low-income and undernourished people with case studies in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan. This activity provided a platform for the researchers to engage with stakeholders around this specific theme of research. The online discussion provided an opportunity for key stakeholders to review the research framework and initial findings of the case studies, to discuss regional and country specific successes and challenges, and to share experiences and thoughts on wider systems challenges around agri-food value chains for nutrition, as well as ways forward to work together. 91 individuals joined the discussion, and 99 messages were posted over its course.

LANSA, June 2017.