Agriculture and Nutrition

Improving key nutrition and health outcomes by scaling up existing and new solutions, inter alia by enhancing agricultural productivity through targeted research and development in India


This Crowd-Funded Scheme Could Curb Farmer Suicides In Maharashtra

A flagship micro-irrigation scheme of the state government, that wants to end dependency on large dams and move to village-level projects for harvesting and conserving water, is beginning to yield results, farmers say.
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11 Crore Teenagers To Get Weekly Iron Pills In School

Over 11 crore adolescents across the country will be given iron and folic acid supplements to reduce nutritional anaemia - a condition in which...
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Half Of West Bengal’s Children Anaemic: National Health Survey

More than 50 per cent children under five years of age are anaemic in West Bengal, the latest National Family Health Survey or NFHS-4...

55-Year-Old Ban On Lentil May Go, But Doubts Remain

Khesari dal was banned in 1961 because its consumption was linked to the neurological disorder lathyrism - which causes paralysis of the legs.

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