Searching with a thematic focus on Role of agriculture in development, Agriculture and food, Nutrition Agriculture, Nutrition sensitive development, Nutrition

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    Agriculture, Food Systems, and Nutrition: Meeting the Challenge

    Wiley Online Library, 2017
    Malnutrition 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.
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    Review of Agri-Food Value Chain Interventions Aimed at Enhancing Consumption of Nutritious Food by the Poor: India

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2016
    Efforts to give a pro-nutrition focus to agriculture to address the problem of undernutrition in developing countries have predominantly focused on boosting production and/or consumption of nutritious foods by farm households.
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    Stakeholder Perceptions of Agriculture and Nutrition Policies and Practice: Evidence from Afghanistan

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2016
    Like in other countries in the South Asian region, malnutrition is a serious problem in Afghanistan: the latest national statistics confirm high rates of stunting among vulnerable groups such as children under the age of five (nationally 40 per cent and in certain provinces over 70 per cent).
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    Increasing cocoa productivity through improved nutrition

    Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, 2012
    Cocoa is cultivated in more than 40 countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America. Over 90% of global cocoa production is cultivated by an estimated 5.5 million smallholders and most live below the poverty line and lack access to nutritious food.
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    Smallholder agriculture’s contribution to better nutrition

    Overseas Development Institute, 2013
    Commissioned by the UK Hunger Alliance for the June 2013 'Hunger Summit' this report asks "How can smallholder agriculture contribute to improving food security and reducing under-nutrition?"
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    Climate change: impact on agriculture and costs of adaptation

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2009
    Climate change, together with global population and income growth, is a major threat to food security in the world. This food policy report presents research results which quantify climate change impact, assess the consequences for food security and estimate the investment required to offset the negative effects on human wellbeing.
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    World Development Report 2008: agriculture for development

    World Development Report, World Bank, 2007
    Three out of every four poor people in developing countries live in rural areas, and most of them depend directly or indirectly on agriculture for their livelihoods. This year’s edition of the World Bank's World Development Report (WDR) highlights the importance of agriculture for achieving the Millennium Development Goal of halving extreme poverty and hunger by 2015.
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    Cultivating nutrition: a survey of viewpoints on integrating agriculture and nutrition

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2003
    Nutrition policy in the South is shifting from agriculture-based strategies to nutrient supplementation programmes. This study explores how stakeholders’ views shape this change, and considers the potential for a middle ground.Using Q methodology, it identifies stakeholder perspectives on agriculture-based, gender-sensitive approaches to nutrition in developing countries.