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An exploratory study on large-scale feeding programmes and the possibility of linkage with small and marginal farmersMS Swaminathan Research Foundation, 2013India is the seventh largest country geographically, second most populated and the twelfth largest economy in the world. The economy of India is diverse, with a number of major sectors including manufacturing industries, agriculture, textiles, handicrafts and services. Agriculture is a major component of the Indian economy.DocumentMS Swaminathan Research Foundation, 2011Across the world, school feeding programmes (SFP) have been seen both as a social safety net for vulnerable sections of the population and as an educational intervention aimed at ensuring that children go to school and that their learning is improved by elimination of hunger in the class room.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2014In 2006, a strategic, multistakeholder alliance among Hindustan Unilever, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), and the Synergos Institute was conceived and formalized as the Bhavishya Alliance to address malnutrition in Maharashtra.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2014In 2009, the Department of Health & Family Welfare and the Integrated Child Development Services began Pustikar Diwas, which is a fixed-service delivery day on which medical personnel at primary health centers and community health centers attend the nutritional needs of severely underweight children and those suffering from severe acute malnutrition.Document
Leveraging the Power of Women’s Groups and Financial Services to Improve Knowledge and Behaviors for Improved Child and Maternal NutritionInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2014Microfinance institutions (MFIs), self-help promoting institutions (SHPIs), and their self-help groups (SHGs) reach about 90 million poor women in India, bringing them together regularly to participate in financial activities that support their livelihoods.Document
The Health Subcenter as an Effective Platform for Coordinated Capacity Building and Supportive Supervision of Frontline WorkersInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2014Given the range of frontline staff and their complementary aims, the health subcenter represents an optimal geographical and demographic unit for health and nutrition programmes to target specific outcomes through nutrition-specific interventions. It is a natural platform for convergence among staff of both the Department of Health and the Department of Social Welfare.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2014Chhattisgarh has a statewide programme using community health workers called mitanins. The National Rural Health Mission organises the payment of small stipends to the mitanins through the panchayats and recognizes them as accredited social health activists.Document
A Multisectoral Initiative to Address Nutrition among Children in Remote, Conflict-Affected Zones of OdishaInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2014One of the challenges to address stunting in Odisha is the lack of trained frontline workers to assess and refer affected children to appropriate health services for care and treatment.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2014Half of the children in Madhya Pradesh under age 5 are stunted and 35 percent are wasted.Document
Collaboration of Integrated Child Development Services with Self-Help Groups to Decentralize the Supply of Supplementary Feeding at Anganwadi CentersInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2014The Integrated Child Development Services programme provides supplementary food to millions of women and young children in India for approximately 300 days a year at its anganwadi centers (AWCs).