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Impact of micro credit on food consumption and nutritional status of selected rural poor

Impact of micro credit on food consumption and nutritional status of selected rural poor

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Published by Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development (BARD) in Comilla .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementHasan Sarwar, et al
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 52 p.
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25276905M
LC Control Number2012335309

  Improper dietary intake pattern in women of reproductive age in Nepal has resulted in the deficiency of essential nutrients. Adequate nutritional status and proper dietary intake pattern of women improves maternal and child health. The objective of this study was to assess the nutritional status and dietary intake pattern among the women and associated factors.   HIV and AIDS affect most the productive people, leading to reduced capacity to either produce food or generate income. Children under-fives are the most vulnerable group in the affected households. There exists minimal information on food security status and its effect on nutritional status of children under-fives in households affected by HIV and AIDS.

  1 BACKGROUND. Agriculture is central to human nutrition through its direct contributions to household food consumption, income generation, and women's empowerment (Haselow, Stormer, & Pries, ).There is a growing recognition that agricultural development is a strong entry point for efforts to improve nutrition with increased interest from donors and . The objective of the present paper was to assess the food consumption pattern, nutritional status and dietary diversity of adolescents and adults in a rural region of India, validate three measures of dietary diversity against nutrient adequacy, and understand the relationship between dietary diversity and the nutritional status in the region.

Mascie-Taylor CG, Marks MK, Goto R, Islam R. Impact of a short-term cash-for-work programme on nutritional status, food expenditure and consumption of poor rural Bangladeshi women and children in the hungry season. Dhaka: Chars Livelihoods Programme; Google Scholar Download references.   There has been limited decline in undernutrition rates in South Asia compared with the rest of Asia and one reason for this may be low levels of household food security. However, the evidence base on the determinants of household food security is limited. To develop policies intended to improve household food security, improved knowledge of the determinants of household food .


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Impact of micro credit on food consumption and nutritional status of selected rural poor Download PDF EPUB FB2

Foodborne disease and health hazards found in livestock products (such as aflatoxins) may also directly contribute to poor nutritional status in infants in low- and middle-income countries. A 9-country study found that 25% of stunting could be attributed to experiencing more than four episodes of diarrhea before the age of 24 mo (Checkley et Cited by: 2.

While income of poor households are still not sufficient to buy high-quality food, a nutritional education program is clearly important to change eating behaviors in rural Cited by:   1. Introduction. The South Asian (SA) region is home to nearly half of the poor and malnourished population of the world.

In this region, food insecurity is high, with almost 23% of the population not having access to adequate calorie intake ().Agriculture is the main source of livelihood as it employs 60% of the total workforce ().The potential of agriculture for producing nutritious food Cited by:   Nutrition-sensitive interventions such as homestead production of diverse, nutrient-rich foods, coupled with behavior change communication, may have positive effects on the nutritional status and health of rural households engaged in agriculture, particularly among women and young children.

Engagement of agriculture and health extension workers in these Cited by: 3. Background: Nutrition-sensitive interventions such as homestead production of diverse, nutrient-rich foods, coupled with behavior change communication, may have positive effec ts on the nutritional status and health of rural households engaged in agriculture, particularly among women and young c hildren.

Engagement of agriculture and health. Livestock and nutrition - impact evidence on the ways investments in livestock systems can positively impact people, communities, and the environment: Animal-source foods (ASF) are increasingly seen to play a vital role in providing high quality protein and important micro-nutrients to under-nourished people in poor countries, particularly.

nutritional costs of pregnancy and lactation also contribute significantly to their poor nutritional status. A recent small-sale study in Kersa sub-district of Oromiya region showed that 35 percent of non-pregnant women in this southwestern part of the country had a body mass index (kg/m2) lower than (indicative of poor nutritional status).

While one paper measured the impact of seasonality on household level food security and nutritional status (Hillbruner and Egan, ), only four other papers allude to the impact a crisis can have on food security (USAID,Maxwell,Burger et al.,Bukusuba et al., ), two of which included being HIV-positive, and living in a.

to interview, 2) recent food security status in terms of access to enough (quantity) food, access to quality (nutritious) food and dependency on food in the last month and 3) year round food security status, in terms of meal frequency a day most of the time in the last year, changes in food consumption during crisis.

42% respectively, while the rural and urban food insecure households fell short of recommended calorie by 24% and 26% respectively. It was also found that income of households head (prural households size (pimpact on household food. Combining Food & Nutrition - Modules Indicators for Food Security to collect at HH • Demographics – for Gender disaggregation • Income/Livelihoods - for livelihoods classification • Assets – for asset score, wealth ranking • Expenditure - 30 day recall for food and 6 mnths non food – for % share of food • Food Consumption and Coping.

For key groups, efforts should be made to monitor nutritional status of the aged, provide science-based guidance on nutrition replenishment and balanced diets for the aged and study and develop food products that meet their demand for health, such as nutrition fortified food and low-salt and low-fat food; efforts should be focused on reducing.

Different NGOs provide micro credit to the rural poor women so that they can earn and raise their income level to be economically empowered by using those improved food and nutritional condition, per cent in change in food habit, 70 per cent in improved family nutritional status etc.

It has been argued that the enthusiasm for microfinance has outstripped the evidence of its effectiveness 7 and that microfinance schemes have the potential to do harm. Schemes can suffer from so-called mission drift and end up favouring those who are more credit-worthy while excluding the ultra-poor.

8 – 12 In some settings, the imposition of a business model on poor. Future food and nutrition security is threatened by climate change, overexploitation of natural resources and pervasive social inequalities.

Promising solutions are often technology-focused and not necessarily developed considering gender and social disparities.

This paper addresses issues of gender and human development opportunities and trade-offs related to promoting improved. It is difficult to determine exactly what proportion of those losses are due to maternal malnutrition, but recent research indicates that 60 percent of deaths of children under age 5 are associated with malnutrition — and children’s malnutrition is strongly correlated with mothers’ poor nutritional status.

17 Problems related to anemia. Conceptual framework of possible causes of low food consumption and poor nutritional status 4 Figure 2. Food system activities and food security outcomes 5 Figure 3. The formation of climate 7 Figure 4. Global warming and changes in the climate system (FAO/NRCB) 10 Figure 5.

Climate change and food security 13 Figure 6. Steps for selecting. The benefits of fish consumption for vulnerable groups are also increasingly recognized and there is a growing interest in its potential to better contribute to food and nutrition security objectives through supplemental feeding and other food-based strategies (Roos et al.,c; Gibson et al., ).A controlled study in Malawi, for example.

Impact on nutritional status. Only 4 studies evaluated the impact on nutritional status. The prevalence of iron deficiency anemia dropped in school-aged children during the intervention period in Egypt, which can be plausibly assigned to the reported increase in ASF consumption.

Food beliefs may have beneficial or detrimental effects on health status. The study of acculturating populations may elucidate the pathogenesis of nutrition-related chronic diseases. Appreciation of the interaction of culture and nutrition may be of benefit to physicians and nutritionists in clinical practice and to those concerned with the.

households (21 percent) have unacceptable food consumption and may be considered food insecure. 6. The areas of highest food insecurity are the northern and western areas bordering Lake Kivu and along the Congo Nile Crest.

From to there were improvements in nutritional status among children under 5 and among women. These. The strategy of income diversification has significant implication on the food security status of the rural farming households in Bangladesh.

Income diversification has been identified as essential strategy for raising income and reducing rural poverty. The level and type of income diversification depends on the accessibility and availability of different income sources.The body of literature on child nutrition and its poten-tial effects on school performance are categorized in 4 subject areas: (1) nutritional supplements and micronu-trients, (2) iron deficiency and supplementation, (3) food insufficiency, and (4) effect of eating breakfast.

This cate-gorization is intrinsically artificial since nutritional prob.