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

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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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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Young Lives Publisher's website
Series:
Young Lives Policy Brief
Publication date:
2012-01-01
Paper number:
17
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2013-12-13

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