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Searching with a thematic focus on Nutrition sensitive development, Nutrition in India

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    Feeding India’s Growing Billion: inclusive growth of food production indispensable

    Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2012
    According to the report of the United Nations World Food Programme, India ranks 67th in the Global Hunger Index of 119 countries. It also points to some staggering figures. More than 27 per cent of the world’s undernourished population lives in India while 43 per cent of children (under 5 years) are underweight.
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    Food and Nutrition Security and Climate Change: Strategies for a Sustainable Future

    Watershed Organisation Trust, 2013
    The paper examines the existing supporting systems to food and nutritional security (FNS) – institutional and social – especially in the semi-arid and dryland regions in India. It explores the climatic and non-climatic factors which are intertwined and interdependent in the issue of FNS.
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    The Agriculture-Nutrition Disconnect in India: What Do We Know?

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2012
    India is home to one-third of the world’s malnourished children in spite of substantial growth in the country’s agricultural sector, which has helped fuel the country’s economic rise. Agriculture continues to be the primary source of livelihood for the majority of nutritionally vulnerable households in India.
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    The Impact of the Midday Meal Scheme on Nutrition and Learning

    Young Lives, 2010
    Food insecurity and poor nutrition remain a problem in many developing countries and can have profound effects on children’s health and their development. The Midday Meal Scheme in India is a programme covering primary school children to improve nutrition as well as increase educational enrolment, retention and attendance.
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    Indian experience on household food and nutrition security

    Gender and Food Security, FAO, 1994
    Covers the production, availability and consumption of cereals, which are known to contribute around 70 percent of the energy and protein requirement and which happen to be the first objective to be attained by a poor household.

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