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    Agricultural inputs and nutrition in South Asia

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2019
    There are a number of potential pathways leading from agricultural input decisions to nutrition outcomes of farm households.
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    Nutrition and the governance of agri-food systems in South Asia: A systematic review

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2019
    Malnutrition is a multicausal challenge that requires multisectoral responses to make comprehensive and sustainable progress, over the long term. How is agriculture and the wider agri-food system positioned within the constellation of factors and processes that determine nutrition outcomes in different contexts and countries?
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    Pakistan: country synthesis brief

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2019
    Government policies for agriculture have traditionally focused on increasing crop yields, maintaining food price stability and improving the distribution network of food crops in Pakistan. However, strong, recent interest in nutrition has brought opportunities to engage with these policies based on evidence on ways to enhance them.
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    Bangladesh: country synthesis brief

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2019
    Bangladesh has taken initiative to address the undernutrition situation by strengthening linkages with agriculture, but rigorous scientific evidence is needed across geographical settings.
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    India: country synthesis brief

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 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.
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    Food production and consumption in Shah Foladi, Bamyan Province, Afghanistan: the challenge of dietary seasonality

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2019
    ‘Assuring global food security’ is among the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Nutrition security focuses on micronutrient-deficiency diseases caused by inadequate intake of vitamins and minerals.
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    Review of agriculture-nutrition linkages in South Asia

    Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International, 2018
    The paper reviews the evidence of agriculture–nutrition linkages with particular reference to South Asia from studies published during the period 2012–2018. South Asia houses the largest population of undernourished people in the world and a majority of the population in the region is dependent on agriculture and allied activities and live in rural areas.
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    Factors associated with catch‐up growth in early infancy in rural Pakistan: a longitudinal analysis of the women's work and nutrition Study

    Wiley Online Library, 2018
    The adverse health impacts of early infant stunting can be partially ameliorated by early catch‐up growth. Few studies have examined predictors of and barriers to catch‐up growth to identify intervention points for improving linear growth during infancy. This study aimed to estimate the prevalence of, and factors associated with, catch‐up growth among infants in Pakistan.
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    An analysis of protein consumption in India through plant and animal sources

    SAGE, 2018
    India became self-sufficient in food because of the Green Revolution in the 1960s. However, both the technological innovation and policy support have been biased toward cereals. It is expected that cereals are the major source of proteins in the diet. In recent years, the consumption of cereals is declining in spite of increasing output due to declining preference.
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    Are agriculture and nutrition policies and practice coherent? Stakeholder evidence from Afghanistan

    Springer, 2018
    Despite recent improvements in the national average, stunting levels in Afghanistan exceed 70% in some Provinces. Agriculture serves as the main source of livelihood for over half of the population and has the potential to be a strong driver of a reduction in under-nutrition.

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