This Report is a documentation of the crop interventions undertaken as part of the Farming System for Nutrition (FSN) Study under LANSA during the period 2013-16. The research study is being conducted at two locations in India, viz. Wardha district of Maharashtra and Koraput district of Odisha. Detailed baseline survey and focus group discussions were undertaken from June 2013 to September 2014 to identify the existing disconnect between agriculture and nutrition linkages....
A district level workshop on “Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition through Nutrition Gardens” was organised by M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) under the aegis of the Wardha District Council – ‘ZILLA PARISHAD’, Wardha on Tuesday, 23 May 2017. The meeting was organised to share and discuss the experience and insights on promotion of nutrition gardens and generating nutrition awareness as part of the ongoing Farming System for Nutrition (FSN) study under...
The findings from the study on ‘Introduction of Millets in the PDS in Karnataka undertaken by MSSRF as part of research under Pillar 2.1 (How do policies and strategies influence poverty and the nutrition impact of agriculture?) under LANSA programme, were shared at a meeting convened in the office of the Additional Chief Secretary and Development Commissioner, Government of Karnataka on June 22.The meeting was chaired by the ACS and DC - T M Vijaya Bhaskar and was attended by about...
A Farmer’s Field Day on “Rabi Season Finger Millet Cultivation” was organized in Chikima village (one of the intervention village under FSN study) of Boipariguda block of Koraput district on 29th March 2017 under the FSN study under LANSA research programme. The main objective of the programme was to get farmers’ feedback on millet cultivation in Rabi season. Full report of the event can be found here.
A nutrition awareness and sensitization programme for community resource persons under LANSA FSN study has been organised at Wardha district in Maharashtra and Koraput district in Odisha. The reports of the programme are as follows:1. Community Nutrition Awareness Program under Farming System for Nutrition, Wardha, Maharashtra2. Community Nutrition Awareness Program under Farming System for Nutrition, Koraput, Odisha

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