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    Review of Agri-Food Value Chain Interventions Aimed at Enhancing Consumption of Nutritious Food by the Poor: Pakistan

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2016
    How can agriculture play a more effective role in improving nutrition in countries with a high burden of hidden hunger and where an increasing proportion of the poor sources its food from the market? There is a need to understand how linkages between the farm and the consumer can be made to work for nutrition goals.
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    Reducing Anemia Prevalence in Afghanistan: Socioeconomic Correlates and the Particular Role of Agricultural Assets

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2016
    Anemia is a nutrition problem of global importance. Based on data from 107 countries worldwide, Stevens et al. [1] estimated that 29% of non-pregnant women (translating to 496 million non-pregnant women), 38% of pregnant women (translating to 32 million pregnant women) and 43% of children (translating to 273 million children) suffer from anemia.
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    Edible insects and the future of food

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2016
    Some experts think that edible insects could be a good option for sustainable protein production and consumption, and one of the keys to global food security in a world of nine billion people or more. Here the authors have used the methods of Foresight to explore the potential of insect-eating within four different future scenarios.
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    From uniformity to diversity: a paradigm shift from industrial agriculture to diversified agroecological systems

    IPES Food / The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems, 2016
    The evidence in favour of a major transformation of our food systems is now overwhelming.
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    IPES Food / The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-FOOD)

    The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food) brings together expert voices representing different disciplines and different types of knowledge, to inform the
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    Demographics, societal aging, and meat consumption in China

    AgEcon Search, 2016
    Drawn on the data collected by surveying 1,340 urban households from 6 cities in China, this paper estimates the impacts of demographic structure and population ageing on household meat consumption, by jointly considering meat consumed at-home and away-from-home. Based on the trajectories of population, a simple simulation on meat demand trend in China is conducted subsequently.
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    Child Underweight, Land Productivity and Public Services: A District-Level Analysis for India

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2016
    Though India’s rank has improved in the Global Hunger Index, contributed largely by the fall in the underweight rates for children, concerns of high level of undernutrition in predominantly agricultural pockets remain.
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    Agriculture and nutrition in India: mapping evidence to pathways

    Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 2014
    In India, progress against undernutrition has been slow. Given its importance for income generation, improving diets, care practices, and maternal health, the agriculture sector is widely regarded as playing an important role in accelerating the reduction in undernutrition.
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    Learning From the Past: Framing of Undernutrition in India Since Independence and Its Links to Agriculture

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2016
    Understanding policy debates from the past can help to explain and address the challenges of today. Agriculture can play an important role in the reduction of undernutrition in India. However, the nutrition-enhancing potential of agriculture remains underused.
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    Rice that Filipinos grow and eat

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2005
    The culture of dryland rice in the Philippines, as in the case of mainland Southeast Asia, is believed to be older than the wetland system of cultivation. Rice was originally grown under upland condition as a component of shifting and subsistence farming. Not long after, lowland rice culture began to spread along coastal areas and riverbanks.

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