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    Gender Differences in Adolescent Nutrition: evidence from two Indian districts

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2017
    India is going through a silent crisis as millions of adolescents and adults, both male and female, across the country and over generations face the burden of undernutrition. India’s score in the Global Hunger Index (GHI) computed by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) was 28.5 in 2016. While this has improved from 36 in 2008, it still falls in the “serious” category.
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    Gender Evidence Synthesis Research Award (ESRA)

    ESRC-DFID Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research, 2015
    A gendered understanding of poverty is crucial for exploring its differing impacts and this analysis provides valuable insights in a number of key areas. This evidence is a synthesis from 122 research grants awarded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and UK Department for International Development (DFID) Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research since 2005.
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    New knowledge on the gendered nature of poverty and wellbeing

    Impact Initiative, 2017
    A gendered understanding of poverty is crucial for exploring its differing impacts. Women, in particular, may be vulnerable to the effects of poverty and the causes of women’s poverty, and how poverty is experienced, may differ from men.
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    Partnerships and Opportunities for Strengthening and Harmonizing Actions for Nutrition in India (POSHAN)

    POSHAN (Partnerships and Opportunities to Strengthen and Harmonize Actions for Nutrition in India) aims to reduce the nutrition evidence gap in India by synthesizing, generating, and mobilizing nut
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    Centre for Chronic Disease Control (CCDC)

    Centre for Chronic Disease Control (CCDC) is, an independent and not-for-profit biomedical research organisation, based in New Delhi, India.
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    Multi-sectoral approaches to nutrition: nutrition-specific and nutrition-sensitive interventions to accelerate progress

    United Nations Children's Fund, 2017
    The case for investing in nutrition is clear. Poor nutrition during the first 1,000 days - from pregnancy through a child’s second birthday - can cause life-long and irreversible damage, with consequences at the individual, community, and national level.
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    African Nutrition Leadership Programme (ANLP)

    Orgaisation working towards the development of both individual and organisational leadership capabilities in the broader area of nutrition on the African continent.
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    Accounting for nutritional changes in six success stories: a regression-decomposition approach

    Global Food Security - journal, 2017
    Over the past two decades, many developing countries have made impressive progress in reducing undernutrition. In this paper, the authors explore potential explanations of this success by applying consistent statistical methods to multiple rounds of Demographic Health Surveys for Bangladesh, Nepal, Ethiopia, Odisha, Senegal, and Zambia.
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    Reducing child undernutrition: past drivers and priorities for the post-MDG era

    World Development, 2017
    Reducing child undernutrition is gaining high priority on the international development agenda in the post-MDG agenda, both as a maker and marker of development.
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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 infrastructure.