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- Child Under-weight and Agricultural Productivity in India: Implications for Public Provisioning and Women’s Agency
- S.S. Vepa; B. Viswanathan; R.V. Bhavani; R. Parasar / Review of Radical Political Economics 2015
- The well-known pathways that link agriculture to child nutrition are food, quality of food, and care of feeding. Further, agricultural productivity growth contributes significantly to poverty reduction and reduction in child undernutr...
- Political violence, drought and child malnutrition: empirical evidence from Andhra Pradesh, India
- J.P. Tranchant; P. Justino; C. Müller / Households in Conflict Network 2014
- Households in developing countries have to cope with a myriad of uncertain events, some of which may happen simultaneously. One important example is the interplay between climatic shocks and violent conflict.Although the extent to whi...
- Adapting Agriculture Platforms for Nutrition: A Case Study of a Participatory, Video-Based Agricultural Extension Platform in India
- S. Kadiyala; E.H. Morgan; S. Cyriac; A. Margolies; T. Roopnaraine / PLoS ONE 2016
- Successful integration of nutrition interventions into large-scale development programmes from nutrition-relevant sectors, such as agriculture, can address critical underlying determinants of undernutrition and enhance the coverage an...
- Review of Agri-Food Value Chain Interventions Aimed at Enhancing Consumption of Nutritious Food by the Poor: India
- R. Parasar; R.V. Bhavani / Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia 2016
- Efforts to give a pro-nutrition focus to agriculture to address the problem of undernutrition in developing countries have predominantly focused on boosting production and/or consumption of nutritious foods by farm households. While t...
- Climate change and food security in India
- M. Chakrabarty / Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi 2016
- Climate change has added to the enormity of India's food-security challenges. While the relationship between climate change and food security is complex, most studies focus on one dimension of food security, i.e., food availability. ...
- Reframing undernutrition: faecally - transmitted infections and the 5 As
- R. Chambers; G. von Medeazza / Institute of Development Studies UK 2014
- The dominant nutrition discourse concerns access to adequate food and its quality. It now includes food security, food rights and justice, governance and agriculture. Despite many initiatives to assure food access, and growing economi...
- Child Underweight, Land Productivity and Public Services: A District-Level Analysis for India
- S.S. Vepa; B. Viswanathan; R. Parasar; R.V. Bhavani / Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia 2016
- Though Indias rank has improved in the Global Hunger Index, contributed largely by the fall in the underweight rates for children, concerns of high level of undernutrition in predominantly agricultural pockets remain. This study...
- Do boys eat better than girls in India?
- Young Lives 2016
- This paper examines gender inequalities in the quality of childrens diet, as defined by dietary diversity, among children growing up in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Dietary diversity is a fundamental aspect of good nutrition: a...
- Agriculture and nutrition in India: mapping evidence to pathways
- S. Kadiyala; J. Harris; D. Headey / Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 2014
- In India, progress against undernutrition has been slow. Given its importance for income generation, improving diets, care practices, and maternal health, the agriculture sector is widely regarded as playing an important role in accel...
- Learning From the Past: Framing of Undernutrition in India Since Independence and Its Links to Agriculture
- Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia 2016
- Understanding policy debates from the past can help to explain and address the challenges of today. Agriculture can play an important role in the reduction of undernutrition in India. However, the nutrition-enhancing potential of agri...