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Cover for The way forward for nutrition-driven agriculture.

This chapter offers insights on how to move a nutrition-driven agriculture forward in the coming years. It highlights the importance of starting with clear nutrition goals, moving beyond staples, including the minimum package in any intervention, preparing for unintended consequences, capitalizing...

Author(s)
Fan ShengGen; Yosef, S.; Pandya-Lorch, R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for China's road to a nutrition-driven agricultural and food system.

This chapter discusses the linkages between agriculture, food, and nutrition in China. It begins with an overview of existing nutrition governance and policies, followed by a discussion of the major research progress on agriculture and nutrition links in recent years. The chapter then identifies...

Author(s)
Chen, K.; Wang, Z.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Moving beyond maize: the evolution of Malawi's agriculture-nutrition policy dialogue.

This chapter examines the headway that has been made in Malawi in bringing the agriculture sector on board as a partner in addressing malnutrition multisectorally, and the factors that are driving progress. It also examines the challenges and gaps that remain both in framing the issue and moving...

Author(s)
Aberman, N. L.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Unraveling India's Malnutrition dilemma - a path toward nutrition-sensitive agriculture.

This chapter makes the case for India to shift to a nutrition-focused agricultural sector that goes beyond staple grain productivity to emphasize the production and consumption of micronutrient-rich foods. The chapter first reviews the nutrition trends in India, characterized by slow progress in...

Author(s)
Prabhu Pingali; Abraham, M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Moving towards nutrition-sensitive agriculture strategies and programming in Ethiopia.

This chapter begins with a discussion of Ethiopia's various nutrition-related indicators, which show the persistence of child and adult malnutrition, despite some progress. It then discusses the major programmes and policies that have been launched during the past two decades within the nutrition...

Author(s)
Anne Bossuyt
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diversifying rice-centric agriculture and diets: the Bangladesh experience.

This chapter reviews recent policy developments in agriculture and nutrition in Bangladesh,and then draws upon household-level data to examine trends related to agricultural production, food consumption and nutrition, and women's empowerment. Using this evidence, the chapter presents a...

Author(s)
Ahmed, A. U.; Ghostlaw, J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Big data in agriculture and nutrition.

This chapter examines big data in agriculture and nutrition, the role of big data in decision making, and the challenges that must be overcome in order for big data in agriculture and nutrition to help stakeholders make optimal decisions. Lessons learned and solutions towards putting big data to...

Author(s)
Musker, R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Building capacity to link agriculture and nutrition.

This chapter focuses on how building and strengthening capacity at the individual and institutional levels can in turn strengthen agriculture-nutrition linkages. First, it highlights ways in which universities, organizations, and governments are working to improve cross-sectoral educational...

Author(s)
Babu, S. C.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Governance and leadership in agri-food systems and nutrition.

This chapter first reviews the relationship between governance systems and processes (at various levels) and the nutrition sensitivity of agri-food systems, before reviewing the role of leadership in orienting such systems toward nutrition goals.

Author(s)
Gillespie, S.; Nisbett, N.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for How can businesses operating in the food system accelerate improvements in nutrition?

This chapter outlines some of the actions that businesses within food systems can take to improve nutrition outcomes and what governments and civil society can do to incentivize them to do so. There are three sets of actions to get businesses to do more to improve nutrition status: (i) creating...

Author(s)
Haddad, L.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter

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