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    Connecting Agriculture to better Nutrition in South Asia: Innovation as a process of socio-technical change

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2017
    In South Asia, undernutrition remains a widespread problem, in spite of strong economic growth in countries such as India, which continues to struggle with stubbornly high rates of maternal malnutrition and child stunting. This paper explores the potential for different kinds of innovation to strengthen the connections between agriculture and nutrition in South Asia.
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    25 Years of Scaling Up: Nutrition and health interventions in Odisha, India | IFPRI

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2016
    ODISHA, A STATE of 42 million people in eastern India, is one of the poorest in the country. It has faced many development challenges over the years, including insurgent movements, large pockets of extreme deprivation among scheduled tribe communities, social disparities, and natural disasters, as well as a relatively late fiscal turnaround (in 2004–2005) in comparison with other states.
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    Stories of Change in Nutrition Country Brief: Odisha, India, September 2016

    Transform Nutrition, 2017
    The Stories of Change (SoC) research project aims to capture experiential learning from policy makers and implementers in countries with high burdens of malnutrition to understand how changes in nutrition outcomes were achieved in particular contexts.
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    Quality of nutrition services in primary health care facilities: Implications for integrating nutrition into the health system in Bangladesh

    PLoS ONE, 2017
    In 2011, the Bangladesh Government introduced the National Nutrition Services (NNS) by leveraging the existing health infrastructure to deliver nutrition services to pregnant woman and children. This study examined the quality of nutrition services provided during antenatal care (ANC) and management of sick children younger than five years.
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    Predictors of Essential Health and Nutrition Service Delivery in Bihar, India: Results From Household and Frontline Worker Surveys

    Global Health Science and Practice, 2017
     In Bihar, India, coverage of essential health and nutrition interventions is low. These interventions are provided by 2 national programs—the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) and Health/National Rural Health Mission (NRHM)—through Anganwadi workers (AWWs) and Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs), respectively.
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    Scaling Up Impact on Nutrition: What Will It Take?

    Advances in Nutrition, 2017
    Despite consensus on actions to improve nutrition globally, less is known about how to operationalize the right mix of actions—nutrition-specific and nutrition-sensitive—equitably, at scale, in different contexts. This review draws on a large scaling-up literature search and 4 case studies of large-scale nutrition programs with proven impact to synthesize critical elements for impact at scale.
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    The rural-urban divide in health and development

    Population Reference Bureau, 2015
    This data-sheet from the Population Reference Bureau presents data from 2014 to compare rural and urban trends and metrics relevant to human development. The data is drawn from multiple sources, and provides a snapshot of developing countries at a time of rapid urbanisation and social change.
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    Rural and urban linkages and food systems in sub-Saharan Africa

    Gender and Household Food Security, IFAD, 2016
    In a rapidly urbanising world, the role of smallholders and other agricultural producers in rural areas will require significant attention from policymakers, researchers, and the development field.
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    Urban land, planning, and governance systems in Nigeria

    University of the West of England, 2015
    In the face of rapid urbanisation, the issues of inadequate planning, governance, and management in Nigeria is well known, and the combination of customary and colonial practices, outdated policies and plans, and entrenched attitudes make solutions hard to come by.