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N. Nisbett, M. van den Bold, S. Gillespie, P. Menon, P. Davis, T. Roopnarain, H. Kampman, N. Kohli, A. Singh, A. Warren
Changes in the immediate, underlying and basic determinants of nutritional status at the community- and household-level are a logical and empirical prerequisite to reducing high levels of...

N. Nisbett, P.Davis, S. Yosef, N. Akhtar
Bangladesh has made considerable progress in reducing child stunting and is lauded as a success story in global nutrition fora. This mixed-methods study considers available statistical and...

Anuradha G.
Food and nutrition insecurity is a reality for a large number of people in India. Social safety nets to ensure food security of the poor and vulnerable become important in such a scenario. The Public...

N. Rao
There has been considerable attention to women’s work in nutritional studies, given women’s central role in child-bearing, child-care and child-rearing. Similarly, employment data indicates women’s...

R.V. Bhavani, P. Shetty, R. Parasar, D. J. Nithya, S. Rajeesh
Ensuring access and safety of food to meet the nutritional requirements of proteins, calories and micronutrients in infancy and childhood from six months of age needs to be a priority in India.This...

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...

P. Shetty, R. Parasar, R.V. Bhavani
The South Asian region has one of the highest rates of child and maternal undernutrition in the world. Undernutrition is widespread and persistent even in India despite its relatively strong economic...

B. Motukuri, N. Rao, R.V. Bhavani
Even with higher economic growth and an overall reduction in poverty, there exists child undernutrition, maternal undernutrition and diverse forms of micro nutrient deficiencies – a phenomenon...

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,...

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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