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- DocumentGlobal Food Security - journal, 2017After a period of relative success in generating political momentum to address malnutrition, there is an increasing urgency to focus on implementation and impact on the ground.OrganisationThe Journal aims to provide readers with:DocumentDevelopment and Change Journal, 2017Understanding, comparison and analysis of competing narratives on a particular political or policy issue often take place both in media commentary and some academic literature on this basis of a story towards, or how to achieve, a particular desired end. This article examines two narratives on the subject of child undernutrition in India espoused by competing sides of the policy elite.Document
What drives and constrains effective leadership in tackling child undernutrition? Findings from Bangladesh, Ethiopia, India and KenyaFood Policy, 2015Strong leadership has been highlighted as a common element of success within countries that have made rapid progress in tackling child and maternal undernutrition. Yet little is known of what contributes to nutrition leaders’ success or lack of it in particular policy environments.DocumentFood Policy, 2017In addition to targeting health and other areas related to undernutrition, a key priority is also the transformation of the agriculture and food sector. While patterns of crop and livestock production are widely expected to affect nutrition and the health of vulnerable groups, the evidence base for a positive impact, albeit growing, is still limited and sometimes inconclusive.DocumentWiley Online Library, 2017Malnutrition is a global challenge with huge social and economic costs; nearly every country faces a public health challenge, whether from undernutrition, overweight/obesity, and/or micronutrient deficiencies.Document
Maternal undernutrition and childbearing in adolescence and offspring growth and development: is adolescence a critical window for interventions against stunting?Young Lives, 2017Maternal undernutrition and adolescent childbearing are prevalent in low- and middle-income countries and have harmful consequences for children. However, less is known on whether these implications persist throughout the offspring’s life course.Document
The sooner the better but it’s never too late: the impact of nutrition at different periods of childhood on cognitive developmentYoung Lives, 2017Although it has been argued that undernutrition and its consequences for child development are irreversible after the age of 2, the evidence in support of these hypotheses is inconclusive.Document
Parental background and child human capital development throughout childhood and adolescence: evidence from four low- and middle-income countriesYoung Lives, 2017Although there are a vast number of empirical studies documenting a strong positive link between parental socio-economic status (SES) and child outcomes, we do not know whether these associations remain robust when other parental background dimensions are controlled.