The Odisha State Food Commission in association with The Coalition for Food and Nutrition Security (CNFS), a group of policy and program leaders committed to fostering collaboration and evidence based advocacy for improved programs to achieve sustainable food and nutrition security, organised a policy seminar on 'Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security' incoordination with Odisha Environment Congress on June 29  2016 at Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC), Bhubaneswar.The...
LANSA in India works with agricultural and rural communities in Odisha and Maharashtra under the FSN study. The research is testing the broad hypothesis that undernutrition manifesting as deficiency of calories, proteins, iron and Vitamin A can be addressed through agricultural remedies. The scientists underwent a three-day (May 25-27) programme on nutrition awareness generation with the main objective being to understand the relationship between nutrition awareness and its influence on...

Setting up genetic garden at Heti village, Wardha

Published Date : Friday, April 1, 2016
LANSA has set up a genetic garden as part of the Farming System for Nutrition (FSN) study at the primary school in Heti village of Wardha, Maharastra. The land measures a size of 22x15 The LANSA team at Wardha identified plants that are naturally fortified, nutritionally rich and relevant to the ecosystem; acceptable from the culinary point of view and can be fit into the crop system. During setting up of the genetic garden of bio-fortified plants at Heti village...

Paper presentation on Impact of nutrient intake

Published Date : Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Anemia is one of the main reasons for high women and child mortality rate in India. DJ Nithya presented a paper on 'Impact of nutrient intake on prevalence of Anemia –evidence from two districts of India' under the theme 'Nutrition and anemia among women and children' at the National seminar on 'Strategies for Women and Child Survival' organised by National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj at Hyderabad from 8th to 10th March, 2016. View...

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