Journal Papers
V. Vijaya Bhaskar D. J. Nithya S. Raju R. V. Bhavani
Agriculture is the predominant livelihood for 70 %of the population living in rural India, and food expenses occupy a major proportion of their household budget. Rural household diets suggest that...

Nithya, D.J. Bhavani, R.V.
Dietary diversity is associated with household or individual food availability and intake of nutrients from different food groups and is an important component of nutritional outcome. This study...

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...

S.Kadiyala,H. Morgan,S.Cyriac,A.Margolies,T. Roopnaraine
Successful integration of nutrition interventions into large-scale development programmes from nutrition-relevant sectors, such as agriculture, can address critical underlying determinants of...

Derek D. Headey,John Hoddinott
This paper explores agriculture and nutrition linkages in Bangladesh, a country that achieved rapid growth in rice productivity at a relatively late stage in Asia's Green Revolution, as well as...

Artemisa Flores-Martinez,Giacomo Zanello,Bhavani Shankar,Nigel Poole
This research aims to examine the socio-economic correlates of anemia in women, and potential sources of iron in household diets in Afghanistan. It also examines whether ownership of...

S. Kadiyala; J. Harris; D. Headey
In India, progress against undernutrition has been slow. Given its importance for income generation, improving diets, care practices, and maternal health, the agriculture sector is widely regarded as...

S. S. Vepa, B. Viswanathan, R. V. Bhavani, Rohit Parasar
A recent global hunger index indicated a 12 percent decline in child underweight rates. This study attempts an empirical explanation of the factors that influence child underweight rates at the...

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