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Scoping Study: Review on food and nutrition security: India’s domestic story and scope to build global partnershipsKnowledge Partnership Programme, 2014Between 1950 and 2012 India’s foodgrain production has gone up by five times, whereas its population increased during this period by roughly three and a half times.DocumentKnowledge Partnership Programme, 2014Volume of statistics which accompanies the Report on India’s Global Resource Footprint in Food, Energy and Water.DocumentKnowledge Partnership Programme, 2014The Agricultural Outlook is a collaborative effort of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.Document
Incorporating International Best Practices in The Preparation of Agricultural Outlook and Situation Analysis Reports for India - Phase II: FAO/UNDP July- Sept, 2013Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2013This report provides an assessment of the kharif season output for the current year. It also provides a review of the trends in prices, trade and emerging supply-demand balances of the major food commodities for 2013–14. The report also offers a review of the prevailing global supply-demand conditions and its implications for India.Document
Incorporating international best practices in the preparation of Agricultural Outlook and Situation Analysis Reports for India - Phase II: FAO/UNDP October–December 2013Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2014Using the data from FAO and also consumption expenditure surveys of the National Sample Survey Organisation in India, this report also draws attention to the trends in food consumption. While there is a trend increase in the per capita consumption of calories and fats improvement in the consumption of proteins has been marginal over the years.Document
Workshop report: Food and nutrition security: building global partnerships through South-South cooperationKnowledge Partnership Programme, 2014A workshop was organised on 16th April, 2014 on ‘Food and Nutrition Security: building global partnerships through south-south cooperation’ by DFID under its Knowledge Partnership Program at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.Document
Nutrition security of women and children in India: opportunity for building partnership with Low Income Countries (LIC)Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2014Malnutrition is often incorrectly perceived merely as a food problem. Under nutrition, hunger and food insecurity are not the same thing. Malnutrition is a complex multi-determinant problem. Malnutrition is a result of impact of immediate causes of malnutrition - diet and infection.DocumentJournal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 2014Ready-to-eat (RTE) snacks are routinely distributed to pregnant women in India. These provide protein and calories but are low in micronutrients. The study investigates whether RTE snacks fortified with leaf concentrate (LC) could improve pregnancy outcomes, including maternal haemoglobin (Hb) concentrations and infants’ birth weight.DocumentJournal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 2013Zinc plays a critical role in normal functioning of body and is integrated with several enzyme systems. Gene expression, cell division, immunity, and reproduction are important biological functions of zinc. Adequate dietary intake of zinc has been shown to exert ameliorating effect on the skin, and this attenuates the likelihood of restricted linear growth in young children.DocumentJournal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 2013India is home to 1.21 billion people. Out of them, 377.1 million people (31.2%) live in urban areas. India is urbanising rapidly. Its urban population has increased from 27.8% in 2001 to 31.2% in 2011 and is expected to increase further to 535 million (38%) by 2026.