The 9th Africa Nutrition Conference (ANEC IX). Lusaka, Zambia. 10 – 14 August 2020

The African Nutrition Society (ANS) and the Nutrition Society of Zambia (NAZ) are organizing the 9th edition of the Africa Nutrition Conference (ANEC IX) in Lusaka, Zambia, from 10 – 14 August 2020. Conference Theme: “Good Nutrition outcomes for Sustainable Development in Africa: Leaving No-one Behind” Conference Venue: Mulungushi International Conference Centre, Lusaka Conference Date: […]

Declaration of the 8th Africa Nutrition Conference

Addis Ababa, 4th October 2018 – The 8th Biennial Africa Nutrition Conference (ANEC 8) of the African Nutrition Society was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 1st – 5th October 2018 at the Capital Hotel & Spa. Discussions and debates treated the theme: Multi-stakeholder nutrition actions in Africa – Translating evidence into policies, and programmes for […]

The 4th FANUS Conference in Kigali, Rwanda

The 4th FANUS Conference “Nutrition in Action for Sustainable Development in Africa” Kigali, Rwanda, August 26th-29, 2019. Venue: Lemigo Hotel, Kigali, Rwanda. Date: 26-29th August, 2019. Scope: The conference provides a forum for nutrition and health scientists, policy makers, entrepreneurs, development partners, and other stakeholders in the nutrition, health, agriculture and food sectors to present […]

ANS Trustee elected into the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry (KSLA)

The Forest and Agricultural Academy’s meeting on December 13, 2018, a total of 23 new members were elected, of which seven were in the Agriculture Department. The five Swedish members who were elected to the Agriculture Department are Linley Chiwona-Karltun, Uppsala; Erik Hartman, Alunda; Christian Hidén, Säffle; Lars Olsson, Enköping; and Lena Åsheim, Kristianstad. In […]

ANEC VIII: Panel discussion on conflict of interest

Topic: Conflict of interest: Academic research/health professional and the industry Date: 4th October, 2018 Time: 09h40 – 10h40 Panelists: Prof Kaleab Baye Prof Andrew Prentice Dr Habiba Wassef Mr Mark Hollingsworth Representative from Nestlé R&D Representative from Aginomoto Chairperson/Moderator: Prof Philip Calder Dr Amos Laar Tambra Raye Stevenson

ANEC VIII: FENS Symposium on fatty acids

Federation of European Nutrition Sciences (FENS) Symposium Date: 2nd October, 2018 Time: 11h45- 13h20 Prof Dr. Heiner Boeing (FENS President, German Institute of Human Nutrition , Potsdam-Rehbruecke (DIfE), Germany) – Topic: Generating evidence for diet-disease relationships and their further use in FBDGs Prof Carl Lachat (Department of Food Technology, Safety and Health, Ghent-Belgium) – Topic: […]

ANEC VIII: Special Symposium – Promoting African Nutrition through Children’s Edutainment

Title of Symposium: Changing the Narrative: Promoting African Nutrition through Children’s Edutainment Date: Friday, October 5, 2018 Time: 12h30- 13h30 Facilitator/Speaker: Tambra Raye Stevenson, MPH, Founder/CEO, WANDA: Women Advancing Nutrition Dietetics and Agriculture Summary: As Africa rises, the current food and nutrition landscape is changing with the influence of the standard Western diet. With the recent release of […]

ANEC VIII: Breakfast with the experts

Participants to the ANEC VIII conference are invited to come have breakfast with the Experts (Keynote/Plenary speakers) during the Conference on Wednesday 3rd October, 2018 from 06h45 – 07h45 at the AUC Conference Centre. This social event is specially designed for early career researchers/scientists and students as part of this year’s ANEC VIII conference and […]

ANEC VIII Conference Registration in Progress

The Africa Nutrition Conference (formerly, Africa Nutritional Epidemiology Conference [ANEC]) is the leading regional nutrition conference in Africa held biennially in various parts of the continent. ANEC provides a forum for nutrition scientists, public health professionals, academics, students and field-based workers in Africa and the rest of the world to meet regularly to share their […]