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Searching with a thematic focus on Agriculture and food, Nutrition, Gender in Pakistan

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    Factors associated with catch‐up growth in early infancy in rural Pakistan: a longitudinal analysis of the women's work and nutrition Study

    Wiley Online Library, 2018
    The adverse health impacts of early infant stunting can be partially ameliorated by early catch‐up growth. Few studies have examined predictors of and barriers to catch‐up growth to identify intervention points for improving linear growth during infancy. This study aimed to estimate the prevalence of, and factors associated with, catch‐up growth among infants in Pakistan.
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    Women agricultural workers and nutrition in Pakistan

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2017
    Pakistan has high rates of child undernutrition (both stunting and wasting). The country’s agricultural sector is a source of livelihood for over 40 per cent of the workforce. The LANSA Evidence Review for Pakistan found that there had been steady feminisation of the agricultural workforce as men moved out of the sector and women remained. 
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    Women’s Agricultural Work and Nutrition in Pakistan: Findings from Qualitative Research

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2015
    Does women’s work in agriculture help or hinder nutrition in Pakistan? This question has assumed great significance due to the steady feminisation, over the last decade, of the agricultural labour force, and the absence of nutritional improvement in the same period.
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    Agriculture and nutrition in Pakistan: pathways and disconnects

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2013
    This paper analyses the pathways and disconnects between agriculture and nutrition in the context of Pakistan, using a framework developed by theTackling the Agriculture-Nutrition Disconnect in India (TANDI) research programme.