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    Home gardens and fishponds for nourishment and empowerment

    MS Swaminathan Research Foundation, 2014
    This 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:
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    Them belly full (but we hungry): Food rights struggles in Bangladesh, India, Kenya and Mozambique

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2014
    This 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.
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    Strengthening public health nutrition education in India

    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. Due to resource constraints,  the most realistic way of improving this situation is to optimise the use of existing 
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    A Landscape Analysis of Nutrition Initiatives in Madhya Pradesh: Policies, Actors, and Networks

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2014
    The 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.
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    Operationalizing the concept of farming system for nutrition through the promotion of nutrition-sensitive agriculture

    Current Science, 2014
    Despite 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.
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    Maharashtra’s Child Stunting Declines: What is Driving Them? Findings of a Multidisciplinary Analysis

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2014
    Between 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.
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    What are the Factors Enabling and Constraining Effective Leaders in Nutrition? A Four Country Study

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2014
    Leadership has been identified as a key factor in supporting action on nutrition in countries experiencing a high burden of childhood undernutrition.
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    Children’s multidimensional health and medium-run cognitive skills

    Young Lives, 2014
    By 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.
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    Stunting among children: facts and implications

    Princeton University Library, 2013
    This 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 status
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    Feeding India’s Growing Billion: inclusive growth of food production indispensable

    Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2012
    According 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.

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