Publications
Sangeetha Rajeesh, DJ Nithya, S Raju, RV Bhavani
Nutrition awareness on leveraging agriculture, balanced diet, nutrient content in different foods etc. was undertaken at multiple levels under the Farming System for Nutrition study in India....

Sangeetha Rajeesh, DJ Nithya, S Raju , RV Bhavani
Farming System for Nutrition involves the introduction of agricultural remedies for addressing undernutrition in a population dependent on agriculture, by mainstreaming the nutrition dimension in...

R V Bhavani, Rohit Prasar,,Sangeetha Rajeesh
LANSA examined the effectiveness of interventions along agri-food value chains beyond the farm gate for consumption of nutrtious food by vulnerable populations on a sustained basis. 

R V Bhavani, Priva Rampal,Sangeetha Rajeesh
Agriculture policies primarily address production, productivity and farmers’ welfare. However, policy and investment choices on crops / livestock, also region, institutions and infrastructure...

Nitya Rao, S. Raju
Some of the key pathways linking agriculture and nutrition run through women’s work, yet the evidence on these links are weak. Using time-use data from two Indian districts, this paper seeks to fill...

Giacomo Zanello, Bhavani Shankar , Nigel Poole
Increasing on-farm production diversity and improving markets are recognized as ways to improve the dietary diversity of smallholders. Using instrumental variable methods to account for endogeneity,...

Mehroosh Tak, Bhavani Shankar, Suneetha Kadiyala
Rapid economic growth, urbanization, and globalization have resulted in dietary transformation in India. Triple burden of malnutrition remains a significant concern, with high pre- valence of...

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...

South Asia Focus

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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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