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The impact of an unconditional cash transfer on food security and nutrition: the Zambia child grant programmeInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2014The Child Grant Programme is one of the Government of Zambia’s largest social protection programmes. The programme provides a monthly cash payment of 60 kwacha (US$12) to very poor households with children under five years old.DocumentGlobal Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, 2015Most low and middle income countries are burdened by persistent undernutrition as well as by rapidly growing overweight, obesity and diet-related non-communicable diseases. It is widely accepted that agricultural and food system policies must make a greater contribution to enhancing diets and hence to improving nutrition if these challenges are to be addressed.DocumentFood and Agriculture Organization Corporate Document Repository, 2015Monotonous diets fail to meet Human micronutrients' needs. Consequently, dietary diversity is crucial for vulnerable groups, in particular for women of reproductive age (WRA). Could the dietary diversity be measured and used as a simple population-level proxy indicator collected via large-scale surveys to reflect the micronutrient adequacy of WRA’s diets?DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2015Gender inequality and child mortality, morbidity and malnutrition are inextricably linked. Data collected in ORIE’s research and evaluation studies throw light on the links between the low status and autonomy of women, low uptake of nutrition services, and poor child health outcomes, in four states of Northern Nigeria.DocumentFood and Nutrition Bulletin (FNB), 2015With food security now a top priority for many governments and for the global development community, there is heightened awareness of the need to improve our understanding and measurement of food security. This paper aims to bring clarity in the assessment of the food access dimension of food security at the household and individual level.DocumentFood Policy, 2015This paper investigates linkages between women’s empowerment in agriculture and the nutritional status of women and children using 2012 baseline data from the Feed the Future population-based survey in northern Ghana.DocumentFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2015Swedish Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) discussion paper on the importance of water with regard to global food security.DocumentHealth and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2015This Helpdesk Report responds to the following query:DocumentWorld Food Programme, 2015This annual report aims to provide a comprehensive geographic profile of food and nutrition insecurity across Indonesia, in order to enhance targeting, inform policy and improve the design of programmes for reducing vulnerability to food and nutrition insecurity.Document
Focus on families and culture: a guide for conducting a participatory assessment on maternal and child nutritionUS Agency for International Development, 2015This guide is a user-friendly guide for programme managers and planners for conducting a Maternal Child Health and Nutrition assessment to investigate intra-household roles and influence.