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Redesigning Agriculture Technology Interventions for Improved Human Nutrition

P Parvatha Reddy (Author)

Contents: 1. Introduction 2. Malnutrition 3. Human nutrition 4. Nutrition-sensitive agriculture: An overview 5. Nutrition sensitive agriculture 6. Integration of nutrition with agriculture 7. Cereals for human nutrition 8. Pulses/legumes for human nutrition 9 Oil seeds for human nutrition 10. Fruits for human nutrition 11. Vegetables for human nutrition 12. Role of ruminant livestock for human nutrition 13. Poultry meat and eggs in human nutrition 14. Fish food for human nutrition 15. Forest source foods for human nutrition 16. Integrated farming systems 17. Improving nutrition through biofortification 18. Urban and peri-urban agriculture for nutrition security 19. Role of smallholder farmers in achieving sustainable food and nutrition security 20. Capacity building in agricultural extension service providers on NSA 21. Nutrition education and behavior change communication 22. Women s empowerment and gender equality 23. Post-harvest losses 24. Post-harvest management strategies 25. Nutrition sensitive value chain interventions 26. Role of agricultural extension and advisory services in promoting nutrition sensitive agriculture 27. The way forward. 

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About the author

P Parvatha Reddy

Dr. P. Parvatha Reddy obtained his Ph.D. degree jointly from the University of Florida, USA and the university of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore.  Dr. Reddy served as the Director of the prestigious Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR) at Bangalore from 1999 to 2002 during which period the Institute was honoured with "ICAR Best Institution Award".  He also served as the Head, Division of Entomology and Nematology at IIHR. Dr. Reddy has over 237 scientific publications to his credit, which also include six books on "Plant Nematology".  "A Treatise on Phytonematology", "Integrated Pest Management in Horticultural Ecosystems", "Advances in IPM for Horticultural crops", "IPM in Horticultural Crops: Emerging Trends in New Millennium" & "Organic Farming for Sustainable Horticulture: Principles & Practices".  Dr. Reddy served as a member of the Research Advisory Committee of the National Centre for Integrated Pest Management, New Delhi; the National Research Centre for Citrus, Nagpur and the Project Directorate of Biological Control, Bangalore.  He also served as a Member of the ICAR Scientific Panel for Nematology, Member of the QRT to review the progress of AICRP on Nematodes and AINRP on Betelvine.  He is the Honorary Fellow of the Society for Plant Protection Sciences, New Delhi.  Dr. Reddy has been awarded with the prestigious "Association for Advancement of Pest Management in Horticultural Ecosystems Award" by Association for Advancement of Pest Management in Horticultural Ecosystems, Bangalore; "Prof. H.M. Shah Memorial Award" by Nematological Society of India, New Delhi and "Hexamar Agricultural Research and Development Foundation Award" by Plant Protection Association of India, Hyderabad.

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Title Redesigning Agriculture Technology Interventions for Improved Human Nutrition
Format Hardcover
Date published: 30.01.2023
Edition 1st ed.
Publisher Jaya Pub. House
Language: English
isbn 9789392851537