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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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    The operational evidence base for delivering direct nutrition interventions in India

    2020 Vision for Food, Agriculture and the Environment, International Food Policy Research Institute, 2013
    This paper reviews the extent to which national and civil society/NGO programs in India reflect current technical recommendations for nutrition and assesses the operational evidence base for implementing essential interventions for nutrition in the Indian context. The authors find that the two national programs (ICDS and NRHM) together appear to incorporate
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    Food and Nutrition Security and Climate Change: Strategies for a Sustainable Future

    Watershed Organisation Trust, 2013
    The paper examines the existing supporting systems to food and nutritional security (FNS) – institutional and social – especially in the semi-arid and dryland regions in India. It explores the climatic and non-climatic factors which are intertwined and interdependent in the issue of FNS.
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    The Agriculture-Nutrition Disconnect in India: What Do We Know?

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2012
    India is home to one-third of the world’s malnourished children in spite of substantial growth in the country’s agricultural sector, which has helped fuel the country’s economic rise. Agriculture continues to be the primary source of livelihood for the majority of nutritionally vulnerable households in India.

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