System of Promoting Appropriate National Dynamism
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The Agriculture-Nutrition Disconnect in India What Do We Know?

Publisher: IFPRI

India is home to one-third of the world’s malnourished children. In order to maximize the nutrition-sensitivity of agriculture, we need to first map existing evidence of the various links, pathways and disconnects between agriculture and nutrition. The paper starts with a narrative review of the background literature for India, including an assessment of trends in nutrition and agriculture indicators. A conceptual framework is then put forward to aid in the systematic search for links and disconnects, delineating seven key pathways between agriculture and nutrition. Evidence is then mapped to these pathways through a summary of the literature for each pathway as well as a fully annotated bibliography. A data audit assesses gaps and overlaps in survey data containing information on agriculture and nutrition indicators, on which future analyses could be built.

Author(s): Stuart Gillespie, Jody Harris, Suneetha Kadiyala | Views(278) | Download (148)

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