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महिलाओं और बच्चों से जुड़ी इस अहम योजना के मामले में छत्तीसगढ़ बाकी देश को राह दिखा सकता है-Satyagrah News, August 8, 2017

आईसीडीएस को लेकर चर्चित संस्था लान्सा की रिपोर्ट में उत्तर प्रदेश और छत्तीसगढ़ के आंकड़ों का फर्क बताता है कि विकेंद्रीकरण कितना प्रभावी हो सकता है

Working women and nutrition, August 7 2017

Abdul Bayes. Researches carried out in India have found women's involvement in economic activities to be a boon from the point of earning income for households and women's empowerment. But such an involvement has also turned out to be a bane from the perspective of nutritional status of children. 

India’s children need a better deal - The Indian Express, July 17, 2017

For a country that aims to be a regional power, the data on child nutrition confirms that the situation is abysmal. Save for Bihar, six of the seven states with the highest incidence of stunting, for example, are ruled by the BJP or the BJP and its allies – Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Meghalaya, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Bihar.

Self-sufficient in food grains but deficient in nutrition - The Financial Express, July 29, 2017

The Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA), an international research partnership, has produced a number of important policy papers/briefs relating to agriculture and nutrition nexus based on researches in four countries of South Asia (SA) - Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Afghanistan.  Even with higher economic growth and reduction in poverty, the disconcerting dimension...

মাঠ সবুজ, পুষ্টি ধূসর - The Daily Samakal, July 28, 2017

Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA) একটা গবেষণা প্রকল্পের নাম। ব্রিটিশ অর্থায়নে (ডিএফআইডি) পরিচালিত এই প্রকল্প ভারত, বাংলাদেশ, পাকিস্তান ও আফগানিস্তানে বিদ্যমান কৃষি ও পুষ্টির মধ্যকার সম্পর্ক নিয়ে মাথা ঘামায়। মাথা না ঘামিয়ে যে উপায় নেই। Asian Enigma (হেঁয়ালিমূলক এশিয়া) বলে একটা কথা আছে এবং তার অর্থ কারও অজানা থাকার কথা নয়।তবুও বলছি। দক্ষিণ এশিয়ার দেশগুলো অকল্পনীয়...

Timely announcement of MSP for pulses required prior to sowing, July 1, 2017

The timely announcement of minimum support price (MSP) for pulses prior to the sowing season is of great importance. Announcement of the MSP for pulses, ideally in June-July, can have a significant impact on farmers’ choice of crops.

Women workers and their plight - The Financial Express, July 17, 2017

Recognition of women's work in agriculture, with an eye on the prevailing disparity in wages and in accessing agricultural inputs, should be discussed in the national parliament threadbare and polices have to be drawn up to do the needful, writes Abdul Bayes

Need for timely announcement of support prices for pulses: Study-TOI, June 25, 2017

India faces a pulses deficit of about six million tonnes and there is low per capita consumption - below 40 grams per day-- as recommended by the Indian Council of Medical Research. 

A commitment to achieving the goal of zero hunger

Civil society organisations, government representatives, scientists and scholars discussed approaches for a hunger-free India at a programme organised by the MS Swaminathan Research Foundation in collaboration with the Tamil Nadu State Planning Commission and UNICEF, Chennai. A look at what transpired

Bangladesh paradox: Malnutrition amid food self-sufficiency - The Financial Express, May 27, 2017

Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA), a research project funded by DFID, aims at establishing a linkage between agriculture and nutritional improvement in South Asian countries.


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