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Shweta Khandelwal, Garima Vermaa , Nida I. Shaikh, Karen R. Siegel,Divya Sonia , Deepa Sonia , Anne-Marie Thowe
Multiple forms of malnutrition (MOM) are a public health concern that requires strong and collaborative policy action. One common thread across MOM is inadequate consumption of fruits and vegetables...

Maria del Mar Maestre Morales
Research under the Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia programme in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India and Pakistan has provided insights into the ways in which nutritious foods can be...

J.Meeker
Research under the Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia programme in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India and Pakistan has identified women’s agricultural work in South Asia as a...

Government policies for agriculture have traditionally focused on increasing crop yields, maintaining food price stability and improving the distribution network of food crops in Pakistan....

Agriculture policies, programmes and schemes are at both national and state level in India. There is much scope for governments to be proactive and take initiatives while responding to...

Bangladesh has taken initiative to address the undernutrition situation by strengthening linkages with agriculture, but rigorous scientific evidence is needed across geographical settings. ...

Aliza Pradhan Akshaya Kumar Panda R. V. Bhavani
The challenge to food production posed by climate aberrations has been seeing increased attention to reviving millet-based farming systems. Millets are climate-resilient and nutritionally equivalent...

Amit Mitra,Nitya Rao
Despite the global recognition of women’s central role in the provision, management, and utilisation of water for production and domestic use, and despite the close links between production...

S. Raju, Priya Rampal, R. V. Bhavani, and S. C. Rajshekar
The objective of this note is to examine issues that have arisen as a result of the introduction of millets into the public distribution system (PDS) in Karnataka. These include problems of...

D. Glover, N. Poole
Innovations within global food systems have contributed to the predicament known as the triple burden of malnutrition – the co-existence of hunger and micronutrient deficiency with the...

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This research has been funded by the UK Government’s Department for International Development; however the views expressed do not necessarily reflect the UK Government’s official policies

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