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Analysis of approaches to understanding and addressing food security issues; examination of the structural causes of food insecurity and different policy responses.
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Fostering synergy between health and ICDS for advancing child survival and development
2009
Valsad district, in the state of Gujarat, undertook a process to synchronise the administration, jurisdiction and function of Health department and the Integrated Child Development Services Scheme (ICDS). Synchronisation refers to the...
Enhancing food production and food security through improved inputs: an evaluation of Tanzania's National Agricultural Input Voucher Scheme (NAIVS) with a focus on gender impacts
N.S. Padian; M. Gautam; M. Mshindo Msolla / International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2014
Raising agricultural productivity is the principal challenge facing African agriculture, including in Tanzania. Agriculture in Tanzania accounts to 27 percent of GDP, 80 percent of employment, 75 percent of household income and is a k...
The effect of folic acid, protein energy and multiple micronutrient supplements in pregnancy on stillbirths
A Imdad; M.Y Yakoob; Z.A Bhutta / BMC Public Health, 2011
Pregnancy is a state of increased requirement of macro- and micronutrients, and malnourishment or inadequate dietary intake before and during pregnancy, can lead to adverse perinatal outcomes including stillbirths. Many nutritional in...
Effect of balanced protein energy supplementation during pregnancy on birth outcomes
A Imdad; Z.A Bhutta / BMC Public Health, 2011
The nutritional status of the mother prior to and during pregnancy plays a vital role in foetal growth and development, and maternal undernourishment may lead to adverse perinatal outcomes including intrauterine growth restriction (IU...
Loss and damage from climate change: local-level evidence from nine vulnerable countries
K. Warner; K. van der Geest 2013
This paper reports on the first ever multi-country, evidence-based study on loss and damage from the perspective of affected people in least developed and other vulnerable countries. Researchers in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Et...
Measures, spatial profile and determinants of dietary diversity: evidence from India
M. Das / Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India, 2014
Food security policies in developing countries generally focus on calorie intake, which is not sufficient to tackle the triple burden of malnutrition: undernourishment, micronutrient deficiencies and over-nutrition. Consumption of a d...
Intervention of iron-folic acid in school children
Journal of Human Ecology, 2009
Adolescence is a significant period of human growth and maturation, unique changes occur an many adult patterns are established. Following early childhood (<2 yr), during the adolescent growth spurt, the risk of iron deficiency and...
The effect of rural-to-urban migration on obesity and diabetes in India: a cross-sectional study
PLoS Medicine, 2010
Migration from rural areas of India contributes to urbanisation and may increase the risk of obesity and diabetes. The study tests the hypotheses that rural-to-urban migrants have a higher prevalence of obesity and diabetes than rural...
The social uses of livestock among pastoralists in Sudan: food systems, stores of value, wealth, power, and authority
A.G.M. Ahmed / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2014
The impact of livestock on the economy of Sudan and its social uses within the pastoral sector are of great importance in the future development of the country. The role of livestock is that of a food system and store of value, wealth...
Right to Food and Nutrition Watch
The Right to Food and Nutrition Watch is a consortium whose work solely focuses on publishing an annual publication. Members include FIAN, WABA and Dan Church Aid.
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Fostering synergy between health and ICDS for advancing child survival and development
2009
Valsad district, in the state of Gujarat, undertook a process to synchronise the administration, jurisdiction and function of Health department and the Integrated Child Development Services Scheme (ICDS). Synchronisation refers to the...
Enhancing food production and food security through improved inputs: an evaluation of Tanzania's National Agricultural Input Voucher Scheme (NAIVS) with a focus on gender impacts
N.S. Padian; M. Gautam; M. Mshindo Msolla / International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2014
Raising agricultural productivity is the principal challenge facing African agriculture, including in Tanzania. Agriculture in Tanzania accounts to 27 percent of GDP, 80 percent of employment, 75 percent of household income and is a k...
The effect of folic acid, protein energy and multiple micronutrient supplements in pregnancy on stillbirths
A Imdad; M.Y Yakoob; Z.A Bhutta / BMC Public Health, 2011
Pregnancy is a state of increased requirement of macro- and micronutrients, and malnourishment or inadequate dietary intake before and during pregnancy, can lead to adverse perinatal outcomes including stillbirths. Many nutritional in...
Effect of balanced protein energy supplementation during pregnancy on birth outcomes
A Imdad; Z.A Bhutta / BMC Public Health, 2011
The nutritional status of the mother prior to and during pregnancy plays a vital role in foetal growth and development, and maternal undernourishment may lead to adverse perinatal outcomes including intrauterine growth restriction (IU...
Loss and damage from climate change: local-level evidence from nine vulnerable countries
K. Warner; K. van der Geest 2013
This paper reports on the first ever multi-country, evidence-based study on loss and damage from the perspective of affected people in least developed and other vulnerable countries. Researchers in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Et...
Measures, spatial profile and determinants of dietary diversity: evidence from India
M. Das / Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India, 2014
Food security policies in developing countries generally focus on calorie intake, which is not sufficient to tackle the triple burden of malnutrition: undernourishment, micronutrient deficiencies and over-nutrition. Consumption of a d...
Intervention of iron-folic acid in school children
Journal of Human Ecology, 2009
Adolescence is a significant period of human growth and maturation, unique changes occur an many adult patterns are established. Following early childhood (<2 yr), during the adolescent growth spurt, the risk of iron deficiency and...
The effect of rural-to-urban migration on obesity and diabetes in India: a cross-sectional study
PLoS Medicine, 2010
Migration from rural areas of India contributes to urbanisation and may increase the risk of obesity and diabetes. The study tests the hypotheses that rural-to-urban migrants have a higher prevalence of obesity and diabetes than rural...
The social uses of livestock among pastoralists in Sudan: food systems, stores of value, wealth, power, and authority
A.G.M. Ahmed / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2014
The impact of livestock on the economy of Sudan and its social uses within the pastoral sector are of great importance in the future development of the country. The role of livestock is that of a food system and store of value, wealth...
Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency among adult population of Isfahan city, Iran
Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 2011
Determination of vitamin D status in different age-groups in a community and in different climates of a country is necessary and has important implications for general health. The study is conducted to determine the prevalence of vita...
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Right to Food and Nutrition Watch
The Right to Food and Nutrition Watch is a consortium whose work solely focuses on publishing an annual publication. Members include FIAN, WABA and Dan Church Aid.
Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition
The Global Panel is an independent group of influential experts with a commitment to tackling global challenges in food and nutrition security. Objectives: Generate and stimulate a stronger evidence-base for how changes in agriculture and food systems can improve nutrition. Create and promote a new understand...
The Netherlands Commission for Environmental Assessment (NCEA)
The Netherlands Commission for Environmental Assessment (NCEA) is an independent expert body that provides advisory services and capacity development on environmental assessment.
Center for Food Safety
Center for Food Safety (CFS) is a national non-profit public interest and environmental advocacy organization with an interest in human health and the environment, curbing the use of harmful food production technologies and promoting organic and other forms of sustainable agriculture.
Modernizing Extension and Advisory Services (MEAS)
MEAS is a Center of Excellence that seeks to promote and support endeavors to change extension systems in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and Central America to effectively serve the food security and economic development needs of resource-poor men and women farmers.
Association of International Research and Development Centers for Agriculture (AIRCA)
The Association of International Research and Development Centers for Agriculture is a nine-member alliance focused on increasing global food security by supporting smallholder agriculture within healthy, sustainable and climate-smart landscape. It consists of : AVRDC - The World Vegetable Center, CAB International (CABI), Crops for the Future (CFF), International Center for Biosaline Agricultu...
Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA)
LANSA is a research partnership working together to find out how agriculture and agri-food systems can be better designed to improve nutrition. LANSA produces innovative research to inform agricultural and food value-chain policies, programmes and interventions. They aim to generate evidence that, with practical application, can improve nutrition outcomes. To make sure the research is relevant...
Journal of Natural Resources and Development (JNRD)
The Journal of Natural Resources and Development is part of the international network CNRD, Center for Natural Resources and Development, which was created to involve different universities of the world in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) of the United Nations.
Centre For Non-Traditional Security Studies (NTS)
The Centre for Non-traditional Security Studies (NTS) conducts research and produces policy-relevant analyses aimed at furthering awareness and building capacity to address NTS issues and challenges in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond. NTS issues are challenges to the survival and well-being of peoples and states that arise from non-military sources, such as climate change, resource scarcity, in...
Journal of Agricultural Extension
Focus on agricultural extension
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