Lifting the curse: overcoming persistent undernutrition in India
Haddad, Lawrence. (2009) Lifting the curse: overcoming persistent undernutrition in India. IDS Bulletin, Vol.40 (No.4). pp. 1-8. ISSN 02655012Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1759-5436.2009.00052.x
With rapid economic growth and little progress in banishing undernutrition, India is an economic powerhouse and a nutritional weakling. This article surveys the others in this collection and concludes that such a situation represents a failure of governance at many levels. The article suggests a number of ways in which the state and civil society in India can strengthen the governance of nutrition in terms of capability, responsiveness and accountability. It also calls for more frequent data collection on nutrition service delivery and nutrition outcomes so that the state and civil society can sustain pressure on the need to improve nutrition. Finally, the outlines of a new research focus are described.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Economics|
|Journal or Publication Title:||IDS Bulletin|
|Publisher:||Institute of Development Studiew|
|Official Date:||July 2009|
|Number of Pages:||8|
|Page Range:||pp. 1-8|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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