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    Situational analysis of pulse production and consumption in India

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2017
    Encouraging the production and consumption of pulses is in line with the second Sustainable Development Goal’s three-fold objective to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture. This paper discusses the importance of encouraging the production and consumption of pulses, given their nutritional benefits.
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    Agriculture can improve nutrition in Afghanistan

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2017
    While there are multiple causes of malnutrition in Afghanistan, undernutrition and lack of dietary diversity point to micronutrient deficiencies rather than generalised food insecurity. This implies a major role for agriculture. In Afghanistan, there is potential to re-orient the whole agriculture sector towards the nutrition agenda.
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    Dietary diversity and its relationship with nutritional status among adolescents and adults in rural India

    Cambridge University, 2017
    Dietary diversity is associated with household or individual food availability and intake of nutrients from different food groups and is an important component of nutritional outcome.
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    Establishing integrated agriculture-nutrition programmes to diversify household food and diets in rural India

    Springer Netherlands, 2017
    Agriculture is the predominant livelihood for 70 % of the population living in rural India, and food expenses occupy a major proportion of their household budget. Rural household diets suggest that agricultural growth has contributed to increasing calorie intake with very minimal effect on the intake of protein and micronutrients.
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    Leveraging agriculture for nutrition in fragile contexts

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2017
    Fragility, resulting both from violent conflict and/or severely adverse environmental conditions linked to climate change, fundamentally alters the linkages between agriculture and nutrition outcomes.
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    Fragile Environment, Seasonality, and Maternal and Childhood Undernutrition in Bangladesh

    Cambridge University, 2016
    Spatial distribution of poverty in Bangladesh shows that poverty is concentrated in ecologically unfavourable areas.
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    Public-Private Partnerships and Undernutrition: Examples and Future Prospects

    2016
    In this chapter, we clarify what is meant by public-private partnerships (PPPs), provide examples of both successful and less successful PPPs and describe some broad lessons. We see scope for PPPs that would reduce aspects of undernutrition. However, this optimism comes with significant caveats.
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    Public-private partnership for reducing undernutrition

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2015
    Discussions surrounding public-private partnerships (PPPs) in undernutrition are characterized by optimism by some, mistrust by many, and confusion by all. Optimism, because the private sector is seen as a potential source of expertise, technical resources, and new funding for nutrition.
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    From global mantra to local results: scaling up impact on nutrition

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2015
    The Transform Nutrition consortium recently reviewed approaches to scaling up impact on nutrition, and a number of elements repeatedly emerged as key factors.
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    Scaling Up Impact on Nutrition: What Will It Take?

    Transform Nutrition, 2015
    Over the last five years or so, a broad-based consensus on the “what” questions in nutrition has solidified. We know a lot more about what is driving malnutrition and we know more about the type of interventions that are needed to respond. And yet, we continue to struggle with the “how” questions.

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