Dietary Diversity and Women’s BMI among Farm Households in Rural India

Aarong dairy - breaking the poverty cycle and empowering women in Bangladesh

Lack of permanent market, low quantities of milk production, poor breeding, limited veterinary services and shortages in cow feed were the challenges in dairy sector in Bangladesh till the nineties. To overcome these problems BRAC launched its dairy initiative in 1998 in the country.

What started as a social business effort soon became a brand - Aarong Dairy - one that soon gained the trust and respect few businesses manage to gather.

Supplementary Nutrition Programme: an example of social protection in India

The Supplementary Nutrition Programme (SNP) under Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) targets children under six years, adolescen


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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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