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“If we eat well, we can study”: dietary diversity in the everyday lives of children in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, India

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This paper investigates young people’s and their caregivers’ experiences of food insecurity, diet and eating practices in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. It also provides original child-focused evidence on perceptions of government food programmes such as the Midday Meal Scheme and the Targeted Public Distribution System. The paper analyses three rounds of longitudinal qualitative data and one round of survey data from Young Lives. We found that:

  • access to good-quality food is ...
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, International Development
Publisher:
Young Lives Publisher's website
Volume:
144
Publication date:
2015-12-05
Pubs id:
pubs:647613
URN:
uri:7d3ca474-35c9-4a0a-927c-0762de431f12
UUID:
uuid:7d3ca474-35c9-4a0a-927c-0762de431f12
Local pid:
pubs:647613
ISBN:
9781909403581

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