Public and Private alliances working towards reduction of undernutrition

December 8, 2016 in Hub-Blog

Authors Rohit Parasar and Bhavani RV (MSSRF) The Supplementary Nutrition Programme (SNP) under the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) in India presents a unique example of a state-led food distribution initiative to address under-nutrition. Targeted at pregnant and lactating women, children ... (more...)

Can business as usual impact nutrition: Need for developing focused business strategies

December 8, 2016 in Hub-Blog

Authors: Rohit Parasar and Bhavani RV (MSSRF)   India has a high prevalence of under-nutrition despite consistent economic growth in recent years; agriculture remains a major livelihood activity and direct source of food for a large section of the population. Dependence on the market for sourcing ... (more...)

Agri-food value chains for nutrition – how are they most effective?

December 8, 2016 in Hub-Blog

Authors: Nigel Poole (SOAS), Haris Gazdar (CSSR) and Mar Maestre (IDS) Under-nutrition is a central and persistent challenge for global development, above all in South Asia. Mobilising agri-food businesses to support efforts to reduce under-nutrition is challenging. The LANSA (Leveraging Agriculture ... (more...)