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Prioritising nutrition in order to achieve the Millennium Development Goals in India

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Young Lives Policy Brief 17
Abstract:

Malnutrition causes long-term damage to children’s development, with huge social and economic costs. It affects not only children’s physical development but also their cognitive development, so reducing future productivity and leading ultimately to economic loss for the nation as a whole. India has recorded strong economic growth in recent years but has shown little progress in tackling malnutrition. It is evident that economic growth alone will not solve the malnutrition problem and sustaini...

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Published
Peer review status:
Reviewed (other)
Version:
Publisher's version

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Young Lives
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Queen Elizabeth House,Department of International Development
Publisher:
Young Lives Publisher's website
Publication date:
2012
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Local pid:
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