Synthesis BRIEF

Nutrition Awareness under Farming system for Nutrition study

Published Date : Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Nutrition awareness on leveraging agriculture, balanced diet, nutrient content in different foods etc. was undertaken at multiple levels under the Farming System for Nutrition study in India. Selected men and women were given training to be community hunger fighters and spread the message.

Evidence from Farming system for Nutrition study

Published Date : Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Farming System for Nutrition involves the introduction of agricultural remedies for addressing undernutrition in a population dependent on agriculture, by mainstreaming the nutrition dimension in crop, animal husbandry and fishery, supported by nutrition awareness initiatives.

Value Chains for Nutrition

Published Date : Tuesday, August 6, 2019
LANSA examined the effectiveness of interventions along agri-food value chains beyond the farm gate for consumption of nutrtious food by vulnerable populations on a sustained basis.

Towards Nutrition Sensitive Ag-policies

Published Date : Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Agriculture policies primarily address production, productivity and farmers’ welfare. However, policy and investment choices on crops / livestock, also region, institutions and infrastructure have consequences for incomes and nutrition of poor populations. LANSA research examined some aspects through empirical research and policy analysis.

India: Country synthesis brief

Published Date : Thursday, January 24, 2019
Agriculture policies, programmes and schemes are at both national and state level in India. There is much scope for governments to be proactive and take initiatives while responding to requirements within the state. The Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA) research programme consortium aims to enhance the impact of agriculture on maternal and child nutrition in India. LANSA activities in the country have included: mapping of stakeholder perceptions of...

South Asia Focus

Funded by UK DFID

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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