Searching with a thematic focus on Nutrition sensitive development, Nutrition in Bangladesh
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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
Quality of nutrition services in primary health care facilities: Implications for integrating nutrition into the health system in BangladeshPLoS ONE, 2017In 2011, the Bangladesh Government introduced the National Nutrition Services (NNS) by leveraging the existing health infrastructure to deliver nutrition services to pregnant woman and children. This study examined the quality of nutrition services provided during antenatal care (ANC) and management of sick children younger than five years.DocumentGlobal Food Security - journal, 2017Over the past two decades, many developing countries have made impressive progress in reducing undernutrition. In this paper, the authors explore potential explanations of this success by applying consistent statistical methods to multiple rounds of Demographic Health Surveys for Bangladesh, Nepal, Ethiopia, Odisha, Senegal, and Zambia.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.DocumentConsultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 2015This paper investigates the relationship between adoption of modern rice varieties and rice varietal diversity on household farms in Bangladesh. As shown in previous studies, adoption of modern varieties depends on agroecological- and input-related factors, including the availability and use of irrigation facilities, such as tubewells.DocumentInternational Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015Diarrheal disease is one of the two leading killer diseases in the world. An estimated 2.2 million children under the age of 5 years die from diarrheal disease each year. Most of these deaths are from middle- and low-income countries. Improvements in sanitation, water quality, and hygiene could reduce the burden of diarrheal diseases by about one-fourth.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
Impact of climate related shocks and stresses on nutrition and food security in selected areas of rural BangladeshUnited Nations [UN] World Food Programme, 2015With a population over 156 million people, 80 percent of whom live in rural areas, and 70 percent of land area five meters or less above sea level, environmental hazards such as floods, cyclones, salt water intrusion and river erosion are expected to have massive destructive impacts in Bangladesh.