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Multisectoral Approaches to Addressing Malnutrition in Bangladesh : The Role of Agriculture and Microcredit
World Bank [2008-04]
The objective of this study is to demonstrate how the interaction between sectors can be improved to increase the effectiveness of sectoral interventions, and how the interventions in the agricultural sector and microfinance can be used to improve nutritional outcomes. The study will examine what has been done to improve nutrition through interventions in the agriculture sector and micr ...
SUBJECT: production of staples; nutrition effects; cereal production; agricultural extension; animal source foods
Shekar, Meera et al. 
This paper builds on the global experience and Mali s context to identify an effective nutrition approach as well as costs and benefits of key nutrition programs, as part of a resilience agenda after the crisis. It is intended to help guide the selection of the most cost-effective interventions as well as strategies for scaling these up. The paper looks at both relevant nutrition-specif ...
SUBJECT: basic health; access to food; oral rehydration salts; health indicators; nutrition status
World Bank [2007-12]
This report explores the importance of nutrition for Tanzania. It demonstrates that the prevalence of malnutrition is very high. In fact, Tanzania appears to be affected by a double burden of malnutrition, with a very high incidence of undernourished children, but with a high prevalence of overweight and obese adults as well, particularly in urban areas. The report highlights the high ( ...
SUBJECT: iodine deficiency; newborn; vitamin b12; service delivery; nutrition review
Chauca de Zaldivar, L. 
SUBJECT: amerique du sud; necesidades de nutrientes; animal nutrition; nutricion animal; physiologie de la nutrition
POSTED TO: Estudio FAO: Produccion y Sanidad Animal (FAO) [1014-1200]
Done, S.; Thomson, J.; Varley 
SUBJECT: elevage; ganaderia; fisiologia animal; production; animal nutrition
World Bank [2014-02]
This paper investigates how the development of the livestock sector can contribute to economic growth and poverty reduction in the continent, with the ultimate objective of identifying major information gaps critical to designing and implementing successful livestock sector policies and investments. As a first step, the paper presents an analysis of African consumption of animal-source ...
SUBJECT: pastoral populations; nutritional value; livestock enterprises; determinants; milk market
Nutrition Interventions for the Most Vulnerable and Access to Humanitarian Supplies : Progress and Prospects
World Bank et al. [2011-06-03]
This report relates to the food security pillar of the declaration on Development by G20 Leaders of the G20 Seoul Summit. It responds to a request from Brazil, Canada, France and Japan (co-facilitators on Food Security), on behalf of the co-chairs of the G20 Development Working Group. It contributes to Food Security Pillar Action 2 - the mitigation of risk associated with food insecurity ...
SUBJECT: basic health; iodine deficiency; protein; remittances; access to food
People, Pathogens, and Our Planet : Volume One - Towards a One Health Approach for Controlling Zoonotic Diseases
World Bank [2010-01-01]
Whether living in urban or rural environments, humans tend to perceive the world around them as being shaped by culture and industry more than by natural history. Humans, however, are part of a biological continuum that covers all living species. Charles Darwin's 200th birthday in 2009 could serve to remind us of this. All animals, including humans but also plants, fungi, and bacteria, ...
SUBJECT: virus; terrestrial animal; pandemic influenza; influenza; surveillance system
SUBJECT: elevage; processed animal products; useful animals; ganaderia; animal welfare
Steinmetz H. 
SUBJECT: materiel d' elevage; animal breeding; genetica; useful animals; animal nutrition