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- DocumentAgEcon Search, 2016Drawn 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.DocumentLeveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2016Though 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.DocumentYoung Lives, 2016This 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.DocumentInstitute for Security Studies, 2016It 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.DocumentBritish Medical Journal, 2016This study aimed to determine the relationship between global dietary energy availability and dietary quality, and nutrition-related health outcome.Document
Financing and delivery of health and sanitation services through effective resource mobilization and inter-governmental coordination: A case study of Cotabato CityPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 1998This 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.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2016The 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.DocumentAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 2014In 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.Document
Learning From the Past: Framing of Undernutrition in India Since Independence and Its Links to AgricultureLeveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2016Understanding 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.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2005The 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.