Nutritional deficiency is a major concern in achieving sustainable food and nutrition security, especially in the South Asian nations. Nutritional deficiency, also known as “hidden hunger” is very common in these countries where people’s diet is largely dominated by starchy staples.
SAFANSI Roundtable: A Focus on Government Action for Nutrition in South Asia is planned to be organized on
September 7-8, 2017 at Hotel Yak and Yeti, Kathmandu, Nepal.
While India has made significant progress in nutrition incomes for women and children over the past ten years, this progress has not been uniform across states, and several regions still lag behind national nutrition and health trends and program implementation.
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the Trust for Advancement of Agricultural Sciences (TAAS) are jointly organizing a Conference on “Sustainable Development Goals: Preparedness and Role of Indian Agriculture” on 11-12 May 2017 in NASC Complex, New Delhi, India.
This week's International Women’s Day 2017 celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women.