Sustainable Farming Systems for Food and Nutrition Security

The 2015 Sustainable Development Goals and the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition call on all countries to end hunger and prevent malnutrition in all its forms by 2030. This is quite a challenge, and it is a challenge with sustainable agriculture and food systems at its very heart.

Millets in Public Distribution System in India could address hidden hunger

Undernutrition and hidden hunger are major public health challenges in India. According to NFHS 3 (2005-06), about 40 percent of children under 3 years of age are underweight; 45 percent are stunted and 23 percent are wasted. About 70 percent of children under 5 years and 55 percent of (15 to 49 years) adolescent girls and women are anemic.

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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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