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- DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2015This report puts into perspective the major food policy issues, developments, and decisions in 2014 and highlights challenges and opportunities for 2015. Drawing on rigorous research, IFPRI researchers and other distinguished food policy experts consider a wide range of crucial questions:DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2015Interventions aimed at increasing water availability for livelihood and domestic activities have great potential to improve various determinants of undernutrition, such as the quantity and diversity of foods consumed within the household, income generation, and women’s empowerment. However, current evidence on the topic is diluted across many different publications.Document2011The HUNGaMA (Hunger and Malnutrition) Survey conducted across 112 rural districts of India in 2011 provides reliable estimates of child nutrition covering nearly 20 percent of Indian children. Its objective was to understand the current situation and provide a basis for focused action.DocumentGRID Arendal, 2014Food security is critical for health, labour productivity, economic growth and sustainable development.Document
The impact of a food assistance program on nutritional status, disease progression and food security among people living with HIV in UgandaInternational Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2014This study contributes needed evidence of the impact of food assistance targeted to PLHIV on their nutritional status and food security outcomes. It is among only a handful of rigorously designed studiesDocumentUnited Nations Children's Fund, 2009Valsad district, in the state of Gujarat, undertook a process to synchronise the administration, jurisdiction and function of Health department and the Integrated Child Development Services Scheme (ICDS). Synchronisation refers to the act of working together, so that the co-operation of different entities leads to a more fruitful outcome than would be possible individually.Document
The effect of folic acid, protein energy and multiple micronutrient supplements in pregnancy on stillbirthsBMC Public Health, 2011Pregnancy is a state of increased requirement of macro- and micronutrients, and malnourishment or inadequate dietary intake before and during pregnancy, can lead to adverse perinatal outcomes including stillbirths. Many nutritional interventions have been proposed during pregnancy according to the nutritional status of the mother and baseline risk factors for different gestational disorders.Document
Enhancing food production and food security through improved inputs: an evaluation of Tanzania's National Agricultural Input Voucher Scheme (NAIVS) with a focus on gender impactsInternational Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2014Raising agricultural productivity is the principal challenge facing African agriculture, including in Tanzania. Agriculture in Tanzania accounts to 27 percent of GDP, 80 percent of employment, 75 percent of household income and is a key component for the country strategy for poverty reduction.DocumentBMC Public Health, 2011The nutritional status of the mother prior to and during pregnancy plays a vital role in foetal growth and development, and maternal undernourishment may lead to adverse perinatal outcomes including intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR). Several macronutrient interventions had been proposed for adequate protein and energy supplementation during pregnancy.DocumentIndira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India, 2014Food security policies in developing countries generally focus on calorie intake, which is not sufficient to tackle the triple burden of malnutrition: undernourishment, micronutrient deficiencies and over-nutrition. Consumption of a diverse diet is important to lessen the burden and is constrained by different factors.