Research Briefs

Fragile environment, seasonality and undernutrition in Bangladesh/RB

Published Date : Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Undernutrition among mothers and children remains one of the main public health challenges of the 21st century, particularly in low and middle-income countries (Victora et al., 2010). The causes of malnutrition are directly related to inadequate dietary intake as well as disease, though many factors contribute to the indirect causes. While most nutrition interventions are delivered through the health sector, non-health interventions can also be crucial. Availability of, and...

Farming Systems for Improved Nutrition in Bangladesh

Published Date : Sunday, February 18, 2018
International literature places great importance on nutrition sensitive agricultural interventions to improve health and nutrition; particularly in communities where potential for agricultural growth is promising. Despite this, little is understood about the ways in which agricultural interventions can be delivered to communities according to the needs of the communities. With this in mind, the Research and Evaluation Division (RED) at BRAC conducted this formative study with an aim to...

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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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