Searching with a thematic focus on Nutrition in India
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- DocumentMS Swaminathan Research Foundation, 2014This story of change is about the impact of the Alleviation of Poverty and Malnutrition project led by the Swaminathan Research Foundation. The project aims to enhance food and nutrition security, and the income of marginal, small and landless tribal communities in agro-biodiversity hotspots in India. Key messages from this brief include:DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2014This report synthesises the findings from the four country case studies produced for the Food Riots and Food Rights project. It is intended as a summary introduction to the main findings of the research, and a preliminary comparative analysis across the four cases.DocumentTransform Nutrition, 2014Malnutrition 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. Due to resource constraints, the most realistic way of improving this situation is to optimise the use of existingDocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2014The silent scourge of undernutrition and major nutritional deficiencies of public health importance persists across India despite decades of planned programmes and interventions. The maternal and child undernutrition scenario in India represents a complex set of determinants, including poverty, lack of knowledge, and access.Document
Operationalizing the concept of farming system for nutrition through the promotion of nutrition-sensitive agricultureCurrent Science, 2014Despite impressive gains in agricultural production and greater availability of food many people in India suffer from undernutrition. Improvements in agricultural production that lead to greater access to nutritious food could help combat undernutrition.Document
Maharashtra’s Child Stunting Declines: What is Driving Them? Findings of a Multidisciplinary AnalysisInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2014Between 2006 and 2012, Maharashtra’s stunting rate among children under two years of age was reported to decline by 15 percentage points – one of the fastest declines in stunting seen anywhere at any time. This was seemingly more remarkable because it occurred within a context where Indian stunting levels nationally are regularly characterised as stuck or static.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2014Leadership has been identified as a key factor in supporting action on nutrition in countries experiencing a high burden of childhood undernutrition.DocumentYoung Lives, 2014By recognising the multifaceted nature of health, this paper engages in the lively debate on the effects of health in early childhood on educational outcomes in later life stages, bringing new evidence from four low-and middle-income countries.DocumentPrinceton University Library, 2013This article reviews the data and literature on malnutrition and stunting among children, primarily, in India. The authors specifically compare growth and development between children in India and Sub-Saharan Africa and focus on three specific areas, namely: Importance of disease environment Impact of open defecation Women's statusDocumentResearch and Information System for Developing Countries, 2012According to the report of the United Nations World Food Programme, India ranks 67th in the Global Hunger Index of 119 countries. It also points to some staggering figures. More than 27 per cent of the world’s undernourished population lives in India while 43 per cent of children (under 5 years) are underweight.