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Dominic Glover
In South Asia, undernutrition remains a widespread problem, in spite of strong economic growth in countries such as India, which continues to struggle with stubbornly high rates of maternal...

Lina Sonne, Anar Bhatt, Anjali Neelakantan
Nutrition policies are shaped at a national and state level in India; however programmes are implemented by the district administration.This paper considers the implementation of nutrition programmes...

L. Sonne
India's policy environment has undergone a substantial overhaul since 2014, when a new government came in. This paper discusses recent changes in, and the current state of, food, agriculture and...

Raghav Puri
In September 2013, the Parliament of India passed the National Food Security Act (NFSA) that made ‘right to food’ a legal entitlement for approximately three-quarters of the rural population and half...

S. Kehoe
Micronutrient insufficiencies are a serious public health problem among women of reproductive age in Low and Middle Income Countries including India, adversely affecting maternal health and economic...

A. Mitra, N. Rao
India is going through a silent crisis as millions of adolescents and adults, both male and female, across the country and over generations face the burden of undernutrition. India’s score in the...

Mar Maestre,Nigel Poole,Spencer Henson
In addition to targeting health and other areas related to undernutrition, a key priority is also the transformation of the agriculture and food sector. While patterns of crop and...

Nithya, D.J, Bhavani, R.V.
Dietary Diversity, with foods from all food groups is necessary to meet the requirements for essential nutrients which lead to good health. This study examines whether different dietary diversity...

S. Gillespie; M. van den Bold
Malnutrition is a global challenge with huge social and economic costs; nearly every country faces a public health challenge, whether from undernutrition, overweight/obesity, and/or micronutrient...

M.S. Islam, M. Abid-Ul-Kabir, B. Chakraborty, M. Hossain
Bangladesh is primarily an agrarian nation. Most of the people of the country directly or indirectly depend on agriculture. Rural people are more involved in this sector compared to urban people....

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