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Bangladesh and Nutrition

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

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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...
Agriculture, nutrition and the green revolution in Bangladesh
D.D. Headey; J. Hoddinott / Science Direct 2016
This paper explores agriculture and nutrition linkages in Bangladesh, a country that achieved rapid growth in rice productivity at a relatively late stage in Asia's Green Revolution, as well as unheralded progress against undernutriti...
Determinants of undernutrition in children under 2 years of age from rural Bangladesh
T. Ahmed / Indian Pediatrics 2012
This study assesses the determinants of undernutrition among under-two year old children of rural Bangladesh. The data of the National Nutrition Program baseline survey conducted in 2004 was analysed, which included 8,885 under...
Mixed methods report: impact evaluation of the DFID programme to accelerate improved nutrition for the extreme poor in Bangladesh
I. Barnett / Health and Education Advice and Resource Team 2015
The DFID Programme to Accelerate Improved Nutrition for the Extreme Poor in Bangladesh aims to improve nutrition outcomes for children, mothers and adolescent girls by integrating the delivery of a number of nutrition-specific (or dir...
Admissible evidence in the court of development evaluation? The impact of CARE's SHOUHARDO project on child stuntingin Bangladesh
L.C. Smith; F. Khan; T.R. Frankenberger / Institute of Development Studies UK 2011
Along with the rise of the development effectiveness movement of the last few decades, experimental impact evaluation methods – randomised controlled trials and quasi-experimental techniques – have emerged as a dominant fo...
Assessing the Effectiveness of Agri-Food Value Chain Interventions Aimed at Enhancing Consumption of Nutritious Food by the Poor: Conceptual Framework
S. Henson; J. Humphrey / Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia 2015
South Asia has experienced rapid economic growth, yet it still has the highest rate of child malnutrition in the world, and half the population is undernourished. Besides children, undernutrition among women and adolescent girls is al...
Adoption of modern varieties and rice varietal diversity on household farms in Bangladesh
M. Tiongco; M. Hossain / Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research 2015
This paper investigates the relationship between adoption of modern rice varieties and rice varietal diversity on household farms in Bangladesh. As shown in previous studies, adoption of modern varieties depends on agroecological- and...
Testing disgust-and shame-based safe water and handwashing promotion in urban Dhaka , Bangladesh
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation 2015
Diarrheal disease is one of the two leading killer diseases in the world. An estimated 2.2 million children under the age of 5 years die from diarrheal disease each year. Most of these deaths are from middle- and low-income countries....
Thirty-five years later: evaluating effects of a quasi-random child health and family planning programme in Bangladesh
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation 2015
Improving the health and nutrition of young children is important not only for immediate well-being, but also because it is believed to reduce poverty in the long-run through improved human capital. Many programs such as Head Start an...
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