Searching with a thematic focus on Nutrition sensitive development, Nutrition in India
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- DocumentMS Swaminathan Research Foundation, 2014This story of change is about the impact of the Alleviation of Poverty and Malnutrition project led by the Swaminathan Research Foundation. The project aims to enhance food and nutrition security, and the income of marginal, small and landless tribal communities in agro-biodiversity hotspots in India. Key messages from this brief include:DocumentTransform Nutrition, 2014Malnutrition 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 existingDocument
Operationalizing the concept of farming system for nutrition through the promotion of nutrition-sensitive agricultureCurrent Science, 2014Despite impressive gains in agricultural production and greater availability of food many people in India suffer from undernutrition. Improvements in agricultural production that lead to greater access to nutritious food could help combat undernutrition.DocumentYoung Lives, 2014By recognising the multifaceted nature of health, this paper engages in the lively debate on the effects of health in early childhood on educational outcomes in later life stages, bringing new evidence from four low-and middle-income countries.DocumentResearch and Information System for Developing Countries, 2012According 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.DocumentWatershed Organisation Trust, 2013The 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.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2012India 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.DocumentYoung Lives, 2010Food 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.DocumentGender and Food Security, FAO, 1994Covers 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.