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    Dietary Diversity and Women’s BMI among Farm Households in Rural India

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2015
    Undernutrition is more widespread and persistent in South Asia, including India, with higher numbers of undernourished people living in rural areas. Indian evidence often shows a weak linkage between agriculture and nutrition, though there is ample scope for agriculture to contribute towards reducing undernutrition.
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    Mothers’ Agency in Managing Breastfeeding and Other Work in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and New Delhi, India

    Collegium for Development Studies, University of Uppsala, 2015
    Combining breastfeeding and other forms of work is desirable from both public health and labour productivity perspectives. This is often challenging, especially in low- or middle-income fast-growing urban settings.
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    Is There an Enabling Environment for Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture in South Asia? Stakeholder Perspectives from India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan

    Food and Nutrition Bulletin (FNB), 2015
    Almost half of all children in South Asia are stunted. Although agriculture has the potential to be a strong driver of undernutrition reduction and serves as the main source of livelihood for over half of South Asia’s population, its potential to reduce undernutrition is currently not being realized.
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    Rural sanitation transformation in Himachal Pradesh

    CLTS Foundation, 2014
    The world remains off track to meet the sanitation MDG target. The key culprit for this is India. Against the global open defecation rate of 15%, in India over 50% of its 1.2 billion population continue to defecate in the open everyday. However, even in this dismal scenario, there are beacons of hope.
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    Emerging seed markets: the role of Brazilian, Chinese and Indian seeds in African agriculture

    Future Agricultures Consortium, 2014
    In recent years, three of the largest emerging powers, Brazil, China and India, have all brought about incredible agricultural revolutions and seeds have played a big part in that story. Nowadays, their seed markets are all within the world’s top ten in terms of value and their companies are eager to expand into new markets, particularly in Africa.
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    HUNGaMA: Fighting hunger and malnutrition: The HUNGaMA Survey Report – 2011

    2011
    The HUNGaMA (Hunger and Malnutrition) Survey conducted across 112 rural districts of India in 2011 provides reliable estimates of child nutrition covering nearly 20 percent of Indian children. Its objective was to understand the current situation and provide a basis for focused action.
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    Indian Journal of Public Health

    Indian Journal of Public Health is a peer-reviewed international journal published Quarterly by the Indian Public Health Association.
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    Potential impacts of iron biofortification in India

    Social Science and Medicine, 2008
    Iron deficiency is a widespread nutrition and health problem in developing countries, causing impairments in physical activity and cognitive development, as well as maternal mortality. Although food fortification and supplementation programmes have been effective in some countries, their overall success remains limited.
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    Fostering synergy between health and ICDS for advancing child survival and development

    United Nations Children's Fund, 2009
    Valsad district, in the state of Gujarat, undertook a process to synchronise the administration, jurisdiction and function of Health department and the Integrated Child Development Services Scheme (ICDS). Synchronisation refers to the act of working together, so that the co-operation of different entities leads to a more fruitful outcome than would be possible individually.
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    The effect of folic acid, protein energy and multiple micronutrient supplements in pregnancy on stillbirths

    BMC Public Health, 2011
    Pregnancy is a state of increased requirement of macro- and micronutrients, and malnourishment or inadequate dietary intake before and during pregnancy, can lead to adverse perinatal outcomes including stillbirths. Many nutritional interventions have been proposed during pregnancy according to the nutritional status of the mother and baseline risk factors for different gestational disorders.

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