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38 Ty Beal, PhD

March 16, 2021

Ty obtained a PhD in Geography with emphasis in Global Nutrition from the University of California, Davis (USA), where he was a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow. He is currently based in Washington DC (USA) as a Research Advisor of Knowledge Leadership at the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN). In this role, he supports programs, research, evaluation, and dissemination of knowledge to stakeholders. His research addresses sustainable food systems, diet quality, food affordability, food supplies, micronutrient deficiencies, child growth and development, noncommunicable diseases, and global health.

Ty on Twitter - @TyRBeal

Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition -

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SUPPLEMENT Vol 79, Issue Supplement_1: Assessing Nutrient Gaps and Affordability of Complementary Foods: New Methods and their Application in Different Settings

Animal source foods in ethical, sustainable & healthy diets: A dynamic white paper - #ALEPH2020

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Farias, G. D., Dubeux, J. C. B., Savian, J. V., Duarte, L. P., Martins, A. P., Tiecher, T., . . . Bremm, C. (2020). Integrated crop-livestock system with system fertilization approach improves food production and resource-use efficiency in agricultural lands. Agronomy for Sustainable Development, 40(6), 1-9. Retrieved from

Nordhagen, S., Beal, T., & Haddad, L. (2020). GAIN Discussion Paper Series 5 - The role of animal-source foods in healthy, sustainable, and equitable food systems. Retrieved from


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