Baseline Survey Report of Nineteen Villages from two States of India

Published Date : Monday, September 10, 2018
The South Asian region houses about 276 millions of undernourished people in 2014-15 (Pandey, 2015). Despite rapid economic growth, under-nutrition rates in the region remain high. According to the IFPRI (2014) in Global Nutrition Report, 45 per cent of children under-5 years in Pakistan, 41 per cent in Bangladesh and 48 per cent in India are stunted. A majority of the population in South Asia depend on agriculture and related occupations and activities for their livelihood. This makes meeting...
Following four years of the Farming System for Nutrition (FSN) study in five villages of Wardha district from 2014-17, an endline survey was conducted in late 2017 to see the impact. In order to supplement the quantitative information with qualitative understanding, focus group discussions (FGDs) were conducted in the study villages in early 2018.Read full report here.
Following four years of the Farming System for Nutrition (FSN) study in seven villages of Koraput district from 2014-17, an endline survey was conducted in late 2017 to see the impact. In order to supplement the quantitative information with qualitative understanding, focus group discussions (FGDs) were conducted in the study villages in early 2018.Read full report here.

Refresher Course for Community Hunger Fighters

Published Date : Thursday, March 15, 2018
Nutrition awareness programme is being conducted as a complementary activity to the nutrition sensitive agriculture interventions conducted as a part of Farming System for Nutrition (FSN) study under the research programme on Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA) in Wardha, Maharashtra and Koraput, Odisha. For sustainability of the nutrition awareness programme, “Community Hunger Fighters (CHF)” approach was undertaken in mid 2016 under the guidance of...

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