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    Value chains for nutrition in South Asia: who delivers, how, and to whom?

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2018
    There is currently much talk of the private sector role in nutrition, and whether the state can ‘shape’ the market to deliver better nutritional outcomes.  This issue of the IDS Bulletin presents research findings in this area, developed by the consortium of research partners under the Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA) programme.
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    Farming systems for improved nutrition: A formative study

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2017
    International literature accords immense importance to agriculture interventions in order to achieve better health and nutrition. It stresses the importance of women’s engagement, diversified production and consumption, and incorporation of other health and nutrition services into the agriculture extension services.
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    Connecting agriculture to better nutrition in South Asia: Innovation as a process of socio-technical change

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2017
    In 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.
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    Review of Agri-Food Chain Interventions Aimed at Enhancing Consumption of Nutritious Food by the Poor: Bangladesh

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2017
    Bangladesh 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.
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    Agriculture, nutrition and the green revolution in Bangladesh

    Science Direct, 2016
    This 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.
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    Assessing the Effectiveness of Agri-Food Value Chain Interventions Aimed at Enhancing Consumption of Nutritious Food by the Poor: Conceptual Framework

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2015
    South 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.
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    Agriculture and nutrition in Bangladesh: mapping evidence to pathways

    Food and Nutrition Bulletin (FNB), 2015
    Although 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.
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    Is There an Enabling Environment for Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture in South Asia? Stakeholder Perspectives from India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan

    Food and Nutrition Bulletin (FNB), 2015
    Almost 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.
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    The Hunger And Nutrition Commitment Index (HANCI 2012)

    Hunger and Nutrition Commitment Index, 2013
    The 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:
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    Food security and nutrition in Bangladesh: progress and determinants

    Agricultural and Development Economics Division, FAO, 2005
    This 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 fo

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