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  • Capital: New Delhi
  • Population: 1173108018
  • Size: 3287590.0 Km2

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Value chain analysis in India to identify nutrition-sensitive interventions for improved maternal diets in India
S. Kehoe / Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia 2017
Micronutrient insufficiencies are a serious public health problem among women of reproductive age in Low and Middle Income Countries including India, adversely affecting maternal health and economic productivity, and child growth and ...
Gender Differences in Adolescent Nutrition: evidence from two Indian districts
A. Mitra; N. Rao / Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia 2017
India is going through a silent crisis as millions of adolescents and adults, both male and female, across the country and over generations face the burden of undernutrition. India’s score in the Global Hunger Index (GHI)...
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...
Strengthening public health nutrition education in India
S. Khandelwal; T. Paul; L. Nambiar; R. Laxminarayan / Transform Nutrition 2014
Malnutrition remains a major challenge for public health and for human and economic development in India. A lack of adequately trained public health professionals and nutritionists means that this challenge is not being met. D...
A review of government programmes for women and children in India: implications for nutrition during the Thousand Day Period
S. Khandelwal; R. Dayal; S. Bhalla; T. Paul / The Indian Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics 2014
The current Maternal and Child Health Nutrition (MCHN) statistics from India reflect poorly on the existing Government schemes. Experts recognize the conception of two year period (the first 1000 days) as a critical window of opportun...
Legal status and deprivation in India’s urban slums: an analysis of two decades of National Sample Survey Data
L.B. Nolan; D.E. Bloom; R. Subbaraman 2017
In India, 52–98 million people live in urban slums, and 59% of slums are “non-notified” or lack legal recognition by the government. In this paper, the authors use data on 2,901 slums from four waves of the Nati...
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...
Population aging in India: facts, issues and options
Program on the Global Demography of Aging at Harvard University 2016
India, one of the world’s two population superpowers, is undergoing unprecedented demographic changes. Increasing longevity and falling fertility have resulted in a dramatic increase in the population of adults aged 60 and up, in...
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...
Religion and child death in India
S. Bhalotra / Department for International Development, UK 2010
On average the burden of disease and death is born primarily by poorer people within poorer countries.The high rates of child mortality in developing countries today constitute one of the harshest failures of development. It is estima...
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