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And finally every dryland country will get the spineless Opuntia ficus-indica

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California Has No Water, So It Might Be Time To Start Farming Cactus

Livestock can eat the drought-tolerant cactus, and we can eat the livestock, and everyone can be happy. 262 more words


Ending Hunger by 2030 ?

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Children in South Sudan. Photo: ACF South Sudan

The Commitment to End Hunger by 2030

The post-2015 development agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals offer a historic opportunity for the world to finally end child hunger and malnutrition… 153 more words

Food / Food Security

Malnutrition---No complete picture, YET?

Aparna John and Purnima Menon highlight this issue in Global Nutrition Report 2015. Since 1992, several major nutrition surveys have been conducted in India. There have been three National Family Health Surveys (NFHS) — 1992-1993 (Round 1), 1998-1999 (Round 2), and 2005-2006 (Round 3) — and four District-Level Health Surveys (DLHS) — 1998-1999, 2002-2004, 2007-2008, and 2012-2013. 180 more words

Our Purple Toenails

Purple has always been my favorite color. I love to wear it, surround myself with it, and integrate it into as much of my life as possible. 308 more words


Validation of WHO Anthropometric Flags now available in ODK questionnaires for nutrition surveys

The Open Data Kit (ODK) tool is created a revolution in data collection from mobile devices. It is brilliant for its ease of creation of complex questionnaires with dependencies with on any topic or indicators. 467 more words

India: Facts about Malnutrition

  • India is one of the highest ranking countries in terms of Malnutrition (World Bank).
  • 1 Million Children die before reaching age of 5 every year (United Nations).
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