Searching with a thematic focus on Political economy of undernutrition, Nutrition
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- DocumentResearch on Poverty Alleviation, Tanzania, 2009This paper provides a summary of the situation of nutrition in Tanzania, and an institutional analysis of the principal actors in nutrition nationally and locally. The paper argues the need to focus on prevention of malnutrition by protecting, promoting and sustaining improved nutrition in children under two.DocumentResearch on Poverty Alleviation, Tanzania, 2009This brief examines the status of nutrition in Tanzania. Despite improvements between 1999 and 2004/05, data clearly show that the prevalence of child undernutrition remains high in Tanzania and malnutrition begins at an early age.Document
Admissible evidence in the court of development evaluation? The impact of CARE's SHOUHARDO project on child stuntingin BangladeshInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2011Along with the rise of the development effectiveness movement of the last few decades, experimental impact evaluation methods – randomised controlled trials and quasi-experimental techniques – have emerged as a dominant force.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies, Sussex [ES], 2014This case study of a Tanzanian food processing business analyses the potential of mid-sized businesses toDocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2014In Nigeria, undernutrition is causing vast social and economic damage. To address this, poor people must have better access to a diet rich in essential nutrients. Markets are a key source of food for a growing proportion of poor people, but a number of constraints prevent businesses from providing nutrition-rich foods that reach the poorest communities.DocumentPublic Health Foundation of India, 2015This report surveys the trends in maternal and child undernutrition in India. It looks at trends and disparities in these outcomes across geographical regions, socio-economic classes, and demographic groups.Document
Engaging fathers and grandmothers to improve maternal and child dietary practices: Planning a community-based study in western KenyaAfrican Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 2015Fathers and grandmothers are key family influencers who have an impact on maternal and child health. This paper describes the planning, design, and implementation of a four -phased evaluation study on the impact of engaging fathers or grandmothers in improving diets of mothers and feeding practices of infants and young children in a rural setting in western Kenya.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2014This paper draws on secondary data to map out a proliferating set of international nutrition commitment initiatives, and assesses how these employ accountability mechanisms to support the delivery of financial and other commitments.DocumentMaximising the Quality of Scaling Up Nutrition, 2015This literature review aims to identify, review and summarise existing research evidence on the determinants of undernutrition in children aged two years and below in Bangladesh. The review gathers available evidence on the immediate, underlying and basic determinants of child undernutrition in accordance with the UNICEF conceptual framework of malnutrition (1990).DocumentGlobal Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, 2015Most low and middle income countries are burdened by persistent undernutrition as well as by rapidly growing overweight, obesity and diet-related non-communicable diseases. It is widely accepted that agricultural and food system policies must make a greater contribution to enhancing diets and hence to improving nutrition if these challenges are to be addressed.