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Connecting agriculture to better nutrition in South Asia: Innovation as a process of socio-technical changeLeveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2017In South Asia, undernutrition remains a widespread problem, in spite of strong economic growth in countries such as India, which continues to struggle with stubbornly high rates of maternal malnutrition and child stunting. This paper explores the potential for different kinds of innovation to strengthen the connections between agriculture and nutrition in South Asia.Document
Review of Agri-Food Chain Interventions Aimed at Enhancing Consumption of Nutritious Food by the Poor: BangladeshLeveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2017Bangladesh is primarily an agrarian nation. Most of the people of the country directly or indirectly depend on agriculture. Rural people are more involved in this sector compared to urban people.DocumentScience Direct, 2016This paper explores agriculture and nutrition linkages in Bangladesh, a country that achieved rapid growth in rice productivity at a relatively late stage in Asia's Green Revolution, as well as unheralded progress against undernutrition.Document
Assessing the Effectiveness of Agri-Food Value Chain Interventions Aimed at Enhancing Consumption of Nutritious Food by the Poor: Conceptual FrameworkLeveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2015South Asia has experienced rapid economic growth, yet it still has the highest rate of child malnutrition in the world, and half the population is undernourished. Besides children, undernutrition among women and adolescent girls is also a major concern. The lack of progress in solving undernutrition, in all its guises, reflects in part the complexity of factors involved.DocumentFood and Nutrition Bulletin (FNB), 2015Although much work has been done on the theoretical links between agriculture and nutrition, there is limited understanding of the evidence from observational and experimental research studies on the impacts of agriculture programs on nutrition outcomes. This paper assesses the emphasis of the literature on different agriculture–nutrition pathways in Bangladesh.Document
Is There an Enabling Environment for Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture in South Asia? Stakeholder Perspectives from India, Bangladesh, and PakistanFood and Nutrition Bulletin (FNB), 2015Almost half of all children in South Asia are stunted. Although agriculture has the potential to be a strong driver of undernutrition reduction and serves as the main source of livelihood for over half of South Asia’s population, its potential to reduce undernutrition is currently not being realized.DocumentHunger and Nutrition Commitment Index, 2013The 2012 HANCI report finds that low income countries like Malawi and Madagascar and lower middle income Guatemala, are leading the charge against hunger and undernutrition, whilst economic powerhouses such as India and Nigeria are failing some of their most vulnerable citizens. Key findings include: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 foDocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2005This brief discusses its research findings emphasising that empowering women is the key to ensuring food and nutrition security in the developing world.