Consuming Iron-Biofortified Pearl Millet Improves Indian Adolescents’ Cognitive Outcomes

A study recently published in the Journal of Nutrition provides evidence biofortified high-iron pearl millet can stem the deleterious ripple effect of iron deficiency by significantly improving nutrition and cognitive performance.

Book Release: Pulses for Nutrition in India: Changing Pattern from Farm to Fork

A good monsoon led to a rise in sowing and production of pulses in 2017, resulting in prices falling almost by half. Earlier, in 2015, rising prices causing declining consumption of pulses had been a cause of concern for both nutrition and food inflation in policy corridors.

Stories of change in nutrition: country briefs available

The Stories of Change in Nutrition initiative, funded by CIFF and DFID through Transform Nutrition, fills a key gap in the experiential evidence base for nutrition. In-depth case studies from five countries (Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Nepal, Senegal, and Zambia) and one Indian state (Odisha) explore factors contributing to improvements in nutritional status. They tell the stories >> Read more

Using qualitative methods to study value chains for nutrition in rural India

This month on the Gender-Nutrition Idea Exchange, we speak to Sarah Kehoe (Senior Research Fellow at the MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, UK) about her study on value chains for nutrition in rural India. The study was funded by the Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA) research consortium of which A4NH >> Read more