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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.Document
An exploratory study on large-scale feeding programmes and the possibility of linkage with small and marginal farmersMS Swaminathan Research Foundation, 2013India 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.DocumentMS Swaminathan Research Foundation, 2011Across 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.Document
Leveraging the Power of Women’s Groups and Financial Services to Improve Knowledge and Behaviors for Improved Child and Maternal NutritionInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2014Microfinance institutions (MFIs), self-help promoting institutions (SHPIs), and their self-help groups (SHGs) reach about 90 million poor women in India, bringing them together regularly to participate in financial activities that support their livelihoods.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2014Chhattisgarh has a statewide programme using community health workers called mitanins. The National Rural Health Mission organises the payment of small stipends to the mitanins through the panchayats and recognizes them as accredited social health activists.Document
Collaboration of Integrated Child Development Services with Self-Help Groups to Decentralize the Supply of Supplementary Feeding at Anganwadi CentersInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2014The Integrated Child Development Services programme provides supplementary food to millions of women and young children in India for approximately 300 days a year at its anganwadi centers (AWCs).DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2014The Partnerships and Opportunities to Strengthen and Harmonize Actions for Nutrition in India (POSHAN) programme has launched a new series of publications called Implementation Notes. These papers summarize experiences related to how specific interventions or programmes are delivered. They are intended to share information on innovations in delivery and are not research products.