Searching with a thematic focus on Nutrition, Nutrition sensitive development, Nutrition Education

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    Impact of Maternal Education about Complementary Feeding on Their Infants’ Nutritional Outcomes in Low- and Middle-income Households: A Community-based Randomized Interventional Study in Karachi, Pakistan

    Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 2014
    This article presents the findings of a cluster-randomized interventional trial at peri-urban settings of Karachi which was conducted to evaluate the impact of maternal educational messages regarding appropriate complementary feeding (CF) on the nutritional status of their infants after 30 weeks of educational interventions delivered by trained community health workers.  
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    Report on the state of food insecurity in urban India

    MS Swaminathan Research Foundation, 2010
    A review of the global context in respect of food security shows that the slow growth rate of food production has led to a decline in per capita output of grain between the 1970s and the first decade of the twenty-first century, due in most part to the inability/unwillingness of governments to raise and spend required resources by way of public investment on rural and agricultural development.
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    An exploratory study on large-scale feeding programmes and the possibility of linkage with small and marginal farmers

    MS Swaminathan Research Foundation, 2013
    India 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.
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    The school feeding programme in India

    MS Swaminathan Research Foundation, 2011
    Across 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.
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    Postgraduate education in nutrition in south Asia: a huge mismatch between investments and needs

    BMC Medicine, 2014
    Despite decades of nutrition advocacy and programming, the nutrition situation in South Asian countries is alarming. We assume that modern training in nutrition at the post graduate level is an important contributor to building the capacity of individuals to think and act effectively when combating undernutrition.
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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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    Gender inequality and maternal and child nutrition in Northern Nigeria

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2014
    This summary provides an overview of how gender inequality impacts maternal and child nutrition in Northern Nigeria.
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    ORIE Nigeria Quantitative Impact Evaluation Baseline Report

    Oxford Policy Management, 2014
    This report presents the findings from the baseline survey of the quantitative impact evaluation of the Working to Improve Nutrition in Northern Nigeria (WINNN) Programme interventions in Northern Nigeria. The household survey data collection was conducted in June 2013 and a final round of data collection is scheduled for June 2016.
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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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    Linking small holder agriculture to school food provision

    Home Grown School Feeding, 2010
    Home grown School Feeding (HGSF) in Sub-Saharan Africa is seen as a key tool in the transition towards nationally owned school feeding programmes. However, to support the transition from externally driven school feeding to HGSF, the Partnership for Child Development (PCD) - a global consortium of concerned organisations and experts - has launched a new programme.