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- DocumentAgricultural and Development Economics Division, FAO, 2005This paper outlines food security and nutrition in Bangladesh and assess: the trends in factors that affect food production, availability of food and their impact on nutrition outcomes the trends in poverty and distribution of income, and endowment of land that affects people’s access to foodthe government’s strategies and policies for food and nutrition security and safety nets foDocumentDrylands Coordination Group, Norway, 2005This document reports on a project implemented in Macina and Koro/Bankass in Mali which aimed to improve food security by building the competence of farmers and NGOs in soil fertility management. The project focused on four different technologies: microdosing of fertiliser, composting, zai method for water harvesting and urea treatment of straw.DocumentInstitute for Democracy in South Africa, 2005The South African School Nutrition Programme was established in 1994 to address the food needs of impoverished school children. However, researchers are divided about the policy value of the school nutrition programme, with one group wishing to expand the programme whilst the other advocates limiting its scope.Documentid21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2004A third of all deaths happen in children younger than five years, mostly in the neonatal period. Low birthweight causes many of these deaths. Twenty-five million low birthweight infants are born every year. Antenatal multivitamin and mineral supplements could increase infant birthweight and prevent some of these deaths.Document
Improving nutrition through home gardening: a training package for preparing field workers in AfricaFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2001DocumentFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2004DocumentInstitute of Advanced Studies. United Nations University,, 2005This paper from the United Nations University provides an encompassing perspective on the state of play with regard to food and nutrition biotechnology.DocumentLINKAGES Project, 2004This series from the Linkages Project provides programmatic guidance on breastfeeding and maternal and infant nutrition, focusing on developing countries. The first three documents respectively cover transmission of HIV via breastfeeding; breastfeeding and maternal nutrition; and breastfeeding as a source of water for young infants.Document
Medium-term effects of the Oportunidades program package, including nutrition, on education of rural children age 0-8 in 1997Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica Mexico (National Institute of Public Health), 2005This paper provides estimates of the medium-term impacts of the Oportunidades programme in rural Mexico on education for children aged 0 to 8 in 1997 just prior to the initial intervention, and those aged 6 to 14 in the 2003 Rural Evaluation Survey.The main findings include: the age group 3 to 5 in 1997 most likely did not benefit from the early nutritional intervention and also by 2003DocumentPan American Health Organization, 2002This document, published by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), provides guidelines for complementary feeding of breastfed children from 6 to 24 months of age.