Searching with a thematic focus on Nutrition, Nutrition sensitive development in India
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Scoping Study: Review on food and nutrition security: India’s domestic story and scope to build global partnershipsKnowledge Partnership Programme, 2014Between 1950 and 2012 India’s foodgrain production has gone up by five times, whereas its population increased during this period by roughly three and a half times.DocumentKnowledge Partnership Programme, 2014Volume of statistics which accompanies the Report on India’s Global Resource Footprint in Food, Energy and Water.DocumentKnowledge Partnership Programme, 2014The Agricultural Outlook is a collaborative effort of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.Document
Incorporating International Best Practices in The Preparation of Agricultural Outlook and Situation Analysis Reports for India - Phase II: FAO/UNDP July- Sept, 2013Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2013This report provides an assessment of the kharif season output for the current year. It also provides a review of the trends in prices, trade and emerging supply-demand balances of the major food commodities for 2013–14. The report also offers a review of the prevailing global supply-demand conditions and its implications for India.Document
Incorporating international best practices in the preparation of Agricultural Outlook and Situation Analysis Reports for India - Phase II: FAO/UNDP October–December 2013Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2014Using the data from FAO and also consumption expenditure surveys of the National Sample Survey Organisation in India, this report also draws attention to the trends in food consumption. While there is a trend increase in the per capita consumption of calories and fats improvement in the consumption of proteins has been marginal over the years.Document
Workshop report: Food and nutrition security: building global partnerships through South-South cooperationKnowledge Partnership Programme, 2014A workshop was organised on 16th April, 2014 on ‘Food and Nutrition Security: building global partnerships through south-south cooperation’ by DFID under its Knowledge Partnership Program at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.Document
Nutrition security of women and children in India: opportunity for building partnership with Low Income Countries (LIC)Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2014Malnutrition is often incorrectly perceived merely as a food problem. Under nutrition, hunger and food insecurity are not the same thing. Malnutrition is a complex multi-determinant problem. Malnutrition is a result of impact of immediate causes of malnutrition - diet and infection.Document
Effect of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) on Malnutrition of Infants in Rajasthan, India: A mixed methids studyPLoS ONE, 2013This paper analyses the effect of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), a wage-for-employment policy of the Indian Government, on infant malnutrition and delineate the pathways through which MGNREGA affects infant malnutrition.DocumentMadras School of Economics, India, 2014The basic rationale for exploring agriculture-nutrition linkage in developing countries is the existence of high level of undernutrition among rural population and a high level of their dependence on agriculture for livelihood.DocumentMS Swaminathan Research Foundation, 2010A 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.