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R.V. Bhavani, R. Parasar, P. Shetty, S. Rajeesh
State and district level studies linking child undernutrition to agricultural prosperity and provisioning of public services highlight the importance of public health provisioning such as sanitation...

R.V. Bhavani, P. Shetty, A. Kumar Panda, D. J. Nithya, S. Raju, R. Parasar, S. Rajeesh
A state level analysis of agriculture and child nutrition linkages in India exploring the associations between agricultural prosperity and rural child undernutrition after controlling for access to...

N. Rao, H. Gazdar
LANSA research has highlighted the linkage between women’s agricultural work and nutrition in South Asia. Official statistics acknowledge that agriculture accounts for a majority of women workers in...

H. Gazdar
Pakistan has high rates of child undernutrition (both stunting and wasting). The country’s agricultural sector is a source of livelihood for over 40 per cent of the workforce. The LANSA Evidence...

N. Rao, S. Raju
Relatively few studies explore the links between women’s work in agriculture and nutritional outcomes. Using time use data from two Indian districts, this paper seeks to fill this gap. In principle,...

D. Chanchani
The Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) programme – India’s flagship social welfare prescription for children (0–6 years) has achieved mixed implementation success. Considerable inter-...

A. Thow, D. Beri, D. Soni, G. Verma, K.R. Siegel, N. Shaikh, S. Khandelwal
India currently has one of the highest numbers of malnourished children in the world – 8% stunted, 43% underweight, and 20% overweight and obese. This distressing public health scenario is further...

P. Shetty, R. Parasar, R.V. Bhavani
The South Asian region and in particular India, has one of the highest rates of child undernutrition in the world, and is home to around 40 per cent of the global total of children who are stunted....

N. Rao
The Odisha State Policy for Girls and Women (2014) is a comprehensive document that seeks to create a state where girls and women are equal partners in development. It specifically focuses on: health...

R.V. Bhavani, N. Rao, P. Shetty, R. Parasar, S. Rajeesh
Policy debates around agriculture and nutrition and the crucial role of women needs to be informed by evidence that research programmes like LANSA generate. The available evidence recommends 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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