Dryland cereals, Grain legumes
Farming Systems, Livelihood Systems
Asia, India, Telangana
23 Oct 20
Diet diversification program for tribal women and children to be scaled up in South India
Giri Poshana, Nutrition initiative, Diet diversification, Tribal women and children, Millets, Sorghum, Pulses, NutriPlus Knowledge, Telangana, South India.
Markets Institutions and Policies
Innovation systems for the Drylands, Agribusiness & innovation Platform
Integrated Tribal Development Agencies, Tribal Women-lead Joint Liability Groups, Girijan Cooperative Society and Anganwadis (Ministry of Women and Child Development)
Dr Saikat Datta Mazumdar
ICRISAT Happenings 1877-5, 23 October 2020
Enthused by positive nutritional outcomes among children and women in its first phase, activities of the Giri Poshana diet diversification program in Telangana, India, are set to be scaled up to benefit more of the state’s tribal population. Two years after it began, the Government of Telangana and ICRISAT’s Giri Poshana diet diversification program has shown how scientifically prepared traditional foods using millets, sorghum and pulses can significantly improve key nutritional parameters among children and women.
23 Oct 20
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