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S. Yosef, A.D. Jones, B. Chakraborty, S. Gillespie

Although much work has been done on the theoretical links between agriculture and nutrition, there is limited understanding of the evidence from observational and experimental research studies on...


E. Cavatorta; B. Shankar; A. Flores-Martinez

What drives the large disparities in height-for-age distributions among Indian states - variation in observed nutrition-related endowments, such as wealth or maternal education, or differential...


M. van den Bold; N. Kohli; S. Gillespie

Almost half of all children in South Asia are stunted. Although agriculture has the potential to be a strong driver of undernutrition reduction and serves as the main source of livelihood for over...


S. Gillespie, M. van den Bold, J. Hodge

South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa are the two regions of the world with the...


J. Humphrey, S. Zuberi
Making safe, nutrient-rich foods more accessible to people on low-incomes is one way to reduce micronutrient undernutrition (the lack of essential nutrients and minerals required by the body for...

H. Bux Mallah, H. Gazdar, M. Balagamwala
Does women’s work in agriculture help or hinder nutrition in Pakistan? This question has assumed great significance due to the steady feminisation, over the last decade, of the agricultural...

D. Heady
Bangladesh has managed to sustain a surprisingly rapid reduction in the rate of child undernutrition for at least two decades. The two largest drivers of change that have prompted this unheralded...

S. Zuberi
Results of the latest nationwide nutrition survey show that Pakistan has persistently high rates of undernutrition despite respectable rates of economic growth. Amongst economic sectors, agriculture...

S S Vepa ,V. Umashankar, R V Bhavani and Rohit Parasar

The literature review on agriculture-child nutrition linkage indicates that the evidence base is weak and inconclusive (Kadiyala et al., 2013). This paper explores the possible linkages between...


S. Nagarajan; R.V. Bhavani; M.S. Swaminathan

Despite impressive gains in agricultural production and greater availability of food many people in India...


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