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    Demographics, societal aging, and meat consumption in China

    AgEcon Search, 2016
    Drawn on the data collected by surveying 1,340 urban households from 6 cities in China, this paper estimates the impacts of demographic structure and population ageing on household meat consumption, by jointly considering meat consumed at-home and away-from-home. Based on the trajectories of population, a simple simulation on meat demand trend in China is conducted subsequently.
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    Child Underweight, Land Productivity and Public Services: A District-Level Analysis for India

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2016
    Though India’s rank has improved in the Global Hunger Index, contributed largely by the fall in the underweight rates for children, concerns of high level of undernutrition in predominantly agricultural pockets remain.
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    Do boys eat better than girls in India?

    Young Lives, 2016
    This paper examines gender inequalities in the quality of children’s diet, as defined by dietary diversity, among children growing up in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
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    Parched prospects II: a revised long-term water supply and demand forecast for South Africa

    Institute for Security Studies, 2016
    It is likely that South Africa is overexploiting its water resources at the national level, as water withdrawals currently exceed reliable supply. using the international futures forecasting system, this paper forecasts that withdrawals in all three sectors (municipal, industrial and agricultural) will increase over the next 20 years.
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    Global dietary quality, undernutrition and non-communicable disease: a longitudinal modelling study

    British Medical Journal, 2016
    This study aimed to determine the relationship between global dietary energy availability and dietary quality, and nutrition-related health outcome.
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    Financing and delivery of health and sanitation services through effective resource mobilization and inter-governmental coordination: A case study of Cotabato City

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 1998
    This paper is one of eight case studies in the health sector conducted under the project 'Population and Urbanization: Managing the Urbanization Process Under the decentralized Governance Framework' jointly undertaken by the Philippine Institute for Development Studies, National Economic and Development Authority and Development Academy of the Philippines.
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    Results of an impact evaluation study on DepED's school-based feeding program

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2016
    The link between malnutrition and poor health among elementary school children and absenteeism, early dropout and poor classroom performance as well as the effectiveness of school-based nutrition and health interventions in improving school performance are well-established in the literature. Thus, the Department of Education has been conducting conditional food transfer programs since 1997.
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    Agriculture and nutrition in India: mapping evidence to pathways

    Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 2014
    In India, progress against undernutrition has been slow. Given its importance for income generation, improving diets, care practices, and maternal health, the agriculture sector is widely regarded as playing an important role in accelerating the reduction in undernutrition.
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    Learning From the Past: Framing of Undernutrition in India Since Independence and Its Links to Agriculture

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2016
    Understanding policy debates from the past can help to explain and address the challenges of today. Agriculture can play an important role in the reduction of undernutrition in India. However, the nutrition-enhancing potential of agriculture remains underused.
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    Rice that Filipinos grow and eat

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2005
    The culture of dryland rice in the Philippines, as in the case of mainland Southeast Asia, is believed to be older than the wetland system of cultivation. Rice was originally grown under upland condition as a component of shifting and subsistence farming. Not long after, lowland rice culture began to spread along coastal areas and riverbanks.

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