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Bangladesh and Nutrition

Bangladesh
  • Capital: Dhaka
  • Population: 156118464
  • Size: 144000.0 Km2

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Understanding, enabling and building effective leadership in nutrition
N. Nisbett / Transform Nutrition 2015
Transform Nutrition’s work on leaders in nutrition explores how effective leaders understand the systems which both shape and constrain their action; and are able to translate this understanding into action which spans th...
Social accountabilty initatives in health and nutrition: lessons from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh
N. Nisbett; N. Ahmed; S. Deshpande; F. Feruglio / Institute of Development Studies UK 2017
South Asia is home to nearly a quarter of the world’s population and is a region of dynamic economic growth, yet it performs relatively poorly on health and nutrition indicators. As a potential route towards addressing th...
Accounting for nutritional changes in six success stories: a regression-decomposition approach
D. Headey; J. Hoddinott; S. Park / Global Food Security - journal 2017
Over the past two decades, many developing countries have made impressive progress in reducing undernutrition. In this paper, the authors explore potential explanations of this success by applying consistent statistical methods to mul...
Equate and conflate: political commitment to hunger and undernutrition reduction in five high-burden countries
D.J.H. te Lintelo; R. W. D. Lakshman / World Development 2015
As political commitment is an essential ingredient for elevating food and nutrition security onto policy agendas, commitment metrics have proliferated. Many conflate government commitment to fight hunger with combating undernutrition....
Championing nutrition: effective leadership for action
N. Nisbett; E. Wach; L. Haddad / International Food Policy Research Institute 2016
The calls for strong leadership in the fight against global and national malnutrition have multiplied during the past decade. The role of nutrition champions in advocating for nutrition, formulating policies, and coordinating and impl...
Stories of change in nutrition: an overview
S. Gillespie; M. van den Bold / Global Food Security - journal 2017
After a period of relative success in generating political momentum to address malnutrition, there is an increasing urgency to focus on implementation and impact on the ground. This requires better documentation of the experiences of ...
What drives and constrains effective leadership in tackling child undernutrition? Findings from Bangladesh, Ethiopia, India and Kenya
N. Nisbett; E. Wach; L. Haddad; S. el Arifeen / Food Policy 2015
Strong leadership has been highlighted as a common element of success within countries that have made rapid progress in tackling child and maternal undernutrition. Yet little is known of what contributes to nutrition leaders’ suc...
Review of Agri-Food Chain Interventions Aimed at Enhancing Consumption of Nutritious Food by the Poor: Bangladesh
M.S. Islam; M. Abid-Ul-Kabir; B. Chakraborty; M. Hossain / Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia 2017
Bangladesh is primarily an agrarian nation. Most of the people of the country directly or indirectly depend on agriculture. Rural people are more involved in this sector compared to urban people. Agriculture is the single largest prod...
Fragile Environment, Seasonality, and Maternal and Childhood Undernutrition in Bangladesh
M. Mohsena; B. Chakraborty; M. Hossain; A.N. Mahfuzur Rahman; A. Bayes / Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia 2016
Spatial distribution of poverty in Bangladesh shows that poverty is concentrated in ecologically unfavourable areas. Recently, the issue of spatial distribution of undernutrition has emerged as a matter of concern as well, considering...
Does Agriculture Promote Diet Diversity? A Bangladesh Study
M. Hossain; N.A. Jimi; M.A. Islam / Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia 2016
It is now widely recognised that intake of sufficient dietary energy does not ensure adequate intake of protein and micronutrients necessary for leading an active and healthy life. Legumes, animal products, fruit and vegetables are im...
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