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M. Mohsena, B. Chakraborty, M. Hossain, A.N. Mahfuzur Rahman, A. Bayes
Spatial distribution of poverty in Bangladesh shows that poverty is concentrated in ecologically unfavourable areas. Recently, the issue of spatial distribution of undernutrition has emerged as a...

M. Hossain, N.A. Jimi, M.A. Islam
It is now widely recognised that intake of sufficient dietary energy does not ensure adequate intake of protein and micronutrients necessary for leading an active and healthy life. Legumes, animal...

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...

C. Echavez, D. Rowland, N. Poole
Like in other countries in the South Asian region, malnutrition is a serious problem in Afghanistan: the latest national statistics confirm high rates of stunting among vulnerable groups such as...

R. Parasar, R.V. Bhavani
Efforts to give a pro-nutrition focus to agriculture to address the problem of undernutrition in developing countries have predominantly focused on boosting production and/or consumption 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...

S. Zuberi, R. Mehmood, H. Gazdar
How can agriculture play a more effective role in improving nutrition in countries with a high burden of hidden hunger and where an increasing proportion of the poor sources its food from the market...

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...

Swarna Sadasivam Vepa, Brinda Viswanathan, Rohit Parasar,R.V. Bhavani
Though India’s rank has improved in the Global Hunger Index, contributed largely by the fall in the underweight rates for children, concerns of high level of undernutrition in predominantly...

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...

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