Searching with a thematic focus on Nutrition

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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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    Women’s agricultural work and nutrition in South Asia: From pathways to a cross-disciplinary, grounded analytical framework

    Food Policy, 2019
    This systematic review examines the impact of women’s work in agriculture on maternal and child nutrition in South Asia. Building on previous reviews supported under the Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA) consortium, and recent published literature, it includes findings from new LANSA research.
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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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    The hidden economic backbone: women in agriculture

    This paper uses data from the recently-completed Women's Work and Nutrition Survey (WWN) in rural areas of Sindh, Pakistan to provide fresh insights into women's work in general and their agricultural work in particular.
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    Women working in their rice paddy fields in Odisha, India

    In much of South Asia, women make up a majority of the agricultural workforce, but what effect does working in agriculture have on the nutrition of these women and their children?

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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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    Afghanistan: country synthesis brief

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2018
    Despite agriculture being the mainstay of Afghan society, little attention has been given to its potential to address undernutrition. The Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA) research programme consortium aims to enhance the impact of agriculture on maternal and child nutrition in Afghanistan.