Searching with a thematic focus on Nutrition

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    Review of Agri-Food Value Chain Interventions Aimed at Enhancing Consumption of Nutritious Food by the Poor: Pakistan

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2016
    How can agriculture play a more effective role in improving nutrition in countries with a high burden of hidden hunger and where an increasing proportion of the poor sources its food from the market? There is a need to understand how linkages between the farm and the consumer can be made to work for nutrition goals.
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    Refreshing Africa's future: prospects for achieving universal WASH access by 2030

    Institute for Security Studies, 2016
    Access to water, sanitation and hygiene is indispensable to development, but what will it take for Africa to achieve universal access in 15 years? This paper uses the International Futures forecasting system to explore Sustainable Development Goal 6, which promises water, sanitation and hygiene to all by 2030. It finds that Africa is not on track to meet this goal.
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    Measuring Resilience

    Evidence on Demand, 2016
    The prominence of the resilience narrative in international development contexts has led to a drive to justify spending on resilience-related interventions.
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    Global Nutrition Report 2016: From Promise to Impact: Ending Malnutrition by 2030

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2016
    The Global Nutrition Report is a multipartner initiative that provides an independent annual review of countries progress towards meeting intergovernmental nutrition targets and recommends actions to accelerate that progress. Key findings of the 2016 report include:
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    Reframing undernutrition: faecally - transmitted infections and the 5 As

    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 economies, high levels of undernutrition persist in much of Asia.
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    Reducing Anemia Prevalence in Afghanistan: Socioeconomic Correlates and the Particular Role of Agricultural Assets

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2016
    Anemia is a nutrition problem of global importance. Based on data from 107 countries worldwide, Stevens et al. [1] estimated that 29% of non-pregnant women (translating to 496 million non-pregnant women), 38% of pregnant women (translating to 32 million pregnant women) and 43% of children (translating to 273 million children) suffer from anemia.
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    Edible insects and the future of food

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2016
    Some experts think that edible insects could be a good option for sustainable protein production and consumption, and one of the keys to global food security in a world of nine billion people or more. Here the authors have used the methods of Foresight to explore the potential of insect-eating within four different future scenarios.
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    From uniformity to diversity: a paradigm shift from industrial agriculture to diversified agroecological systems

    IPES Food / The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems, 2016
    The evidence in favour of a major transformation of our food systems is now overwhelming.
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    IPES Food / The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-FOOD)

    The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food) brings together expert voices representing different disciplines and different types of knowledge, to inform the
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    Enabling and equipping women to improve nutrition

    Bread for the World, 2016
    Malnutrition during the 1,000 days between pregnancy and a child’s second birthday has irreversible physical, cognitive, and health consequences, reducing a person’s lifetime earning potential. For many countries with high rates of hunger and malnutrition, the low status of women is a primary cause.