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Alima. A, Hossain M.A
This study aimed to assess the feasibility of collective vegetable gardening into an existing development programme for adolescent girls as a means of improving awareness about health and nutrition...

M. Islam, M. Kabir
High rates of malnutrition in children, adolescents and women are a major concern in Bangladesh. World Food Programme (WFP) and BRAC initiated a school feeding programme in 2012 targeting children...

Madan E.M., Haas J.D., Menon P. and Gillespie. S
In this review, the influence of seasonal variation on undernutrition during the first 1000 days of life of life in rural South Asia is conceptualized using a modified framework developed under the...

Chanchani. D
The overwhelming and consistent preference for grain over cash is striking, especially since this preference was expressed by both men and women, irrespective of class, age, or community. It is...

Malapit H.J.L., Kadiyala S., Quisumbing A.R., Cunningham K. & Tyagi P
We use household survey data from Nepal to investigate relationships between women’s empowerment in agriculture and production diversity on maternal and child dietary diversity and...

Pradhan A, Panda A.K., Maske M. and Bhavani R.V
The significance of tuber crops as a source of food, nutrition and income for farmers is well known; but these are often overlooked in the debate about improving food security and tackling...

S. Choudhury, D. D. Headey
Research from richer countries finds that dairy consumption has strong positive associations with linear growth in children, but surprisingly little evidence exists for developing countries where...

M. Mohsena
Undernutrition among mothers and children remains one of the main public health challenges of the 21st century, particularly in low and middle-income countries. The causes of malnutrition are...

R. Parasar, R.V. Bhavani
Government food distribution programmes have the potential to reduce malnutrition at scale. The Supplementary Nutrition Programme (SNP) under the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) in India...

A. Bayes, U. Deb
Does crop diversity contribute toward dietary diversity and nutritional status of rural households in Bangladesh? The present study tries to answer this question. It has analysed panel household...

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