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    Agriculture and Health Research Platform Bound by complex two-way linkages, agriculture and health are essential for reducing poverty, food insecurity and malnutrition. In April 2006, the Alliance Executive of the Consultative Group on ...
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    After becoming infected with HIV, Monica had almost lost hope of living. Her weight dropped from 60 to 49 kilograms (132 to 108 pounds). She had no energy to grow food and faced constant worries about feeding her family. Monica became a client ...
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    Until recently, Dickson Mbogo was a casual laborer at a school near Bombo, Uganda, where he lives with his wife and ten children. In parts of Uganda, nearly a third of young children suffer from a deficiency of vitamin A, which protects against ...
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    The following post by IFPRI Director General Shenggen Fan was originally published on his DG Corner blog. With deaths in the thousands and more cases reported each day, the Ebola epidemic has caused tremendous suffering, and will continue to do ...
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    Every year, 1 in 10 child deaths—approximately 800,000—are the direct result of diarrhea. Of these deaths, 88 percent are preventable by guaranteeing access to safe drinking water and sanitation supplies. The situation is particularly dire in ...
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    The poor in developing countries will cope with rising food prices in two primary ways: (1) by reducing the amount of expensive meats, dairy, fruit, vegetables, and pulses (non-staple food) consumed, resulting in large declines in mineral and ...
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    Though India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, many adults and children continue to be undernourished. An IFPRI paper co-authored by Derek Headey, Alice Chiu, and Suneetha Kadiyala, examines how agriculture and income growth ...
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    In recent years, many governments, civil society organizations, research groups, and intergovernmental agencies have sought ways to scale up effective actions for better nutrition. Research suggests that such efforts are successful if all the ...
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    Bangladesh has made impressive strides towards poverty reduction in the last decade. However, women continue to bear the burden of extreme poverty and malnutrition, a result of long-standing gender bias in the allocation of food and other ...